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Guide to Edward C. Huffaker, Soaring Flight circa 1893

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Huffaker, Edward C., Soaring Flight


circa 1893

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 294


0.25 linear feet (1 box)


Hanna Holborn Gray Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.


Edward C. Huffaker (1856-1937), aviation engineer and designer and surveyor. Consists of one drawing and measurements of a glider or flying machine. The machine is depicted from several angles. Various parts are labeled and described. The manuscript contains handwritten observations of the machine in flight and the general principles of flight. Collected by Octave Chanute.

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