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Catalog Number 1948.149.066
Object Name Newspaper
Scope & Content Newspaper article, mounted on board, "Batwing 11, Giant Monoplane of the Future: Mysterious New Self-Contained Aircraft With a Single Wing, Expected to Make 200 miles an Hour, to Revolutionize Aviation, and Set the Whole World A-Wing." The article includes a drawing of the "Pictured idea of the new Batwing monoplane - consisting of a single internally braced wing seven feet thick and with a lateral spread of forty feet, in which engines, crew, passengers and all cargo will be placed. It is the invention of William B. Stout, aeronautical engineer, aided by Orville Wright, 'Father of Aviation.'" Text written in black marker on the backing above the article reads "Detroit, Michigan Free Press Sunday, June 13 1920."
Date 1920
People Stout, William Bushnell
Extent of Description 11" x 12.5"
Collection Stout, William Bushnell
Search Terms Aircraft
Aviation
Batwing
Michigan Free Press
Newspapers
Stout Batwing