Historical image

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Historical image
posted by Beaver
Thu, Jul 2 2009


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Varese2002 wrote re: Historical image
on Wed, Sep 16 2009 11:36 PM

This is a picture of the pilot seat of the Cambridge University Biplane, an article about it is published in Flight May 8, 1909 [The picture is in the 1909 Flight printed in reserve]

www.flightglobal.com/.../1909%20-%200262.html

www.flightglobal.com/.../1909%20-%200263.html

The caption of this picture gives -

"The pilot, in this case Mr. H. H. Franklin, sits in the wire-suspended “chair” marked ”Tea”, and controls the lateral stability of the machine by the vertical pole held at the moment by Mr. A. E. Lowy, co-designer and builder."