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Flying machine, Goodland, Kansas

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Date: Around 1910

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: TL .500 .A *2

Unit ID: 211553

Summary: This photograph shows the Goodland flying machine, a forerunner of the helicopter, designed and patented by William Purvis and Charles Wilson of Goodland, Kansas. Purvis and Wilson built the ship about 1910. The engine was apparently too small and the machine never flew.

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Title (Main title): Flying machine, Goodland, Kansas


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