Author Topic: Very Early Model of a 1909 Louis Bleriot Aircraft  (Read 623 times)

Offline aliluke

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Very Early Model of a 1909 Louis Bleriot Aircraft
« on: October 29, 2018, 03:38:00 PM »
Not sure where you'd post this in the forum. A very interesting model - if it is authentic! Also very expensive...

https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/more-furniture-collectibles/collectibles-curiosities/aviation-objects/very-early-model-1909-louis-bleriot-aircraft/id-f_12363311/

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Alistair

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Online Dave W

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Re: Very Early Model of a 1909 Louis Bleriot Aircraft
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2018, 07:25:08 PM »
It would be interesting to know more about this model. Especially its age, who made it and its size etc. It looks like a museum item for sure. I like the line that the seller will take less for it!

Thanks for posting this Alistair

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Offline Berman

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Re: Very Early Model of a 1909 Louis Bleriot Aircraft
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2018, 12:12:11 AM »
I thought that this might be a Bleriot built from Ideal plans but the Ideal Bleriot had a thirty six inch wingspan not thirty two as shown in the specs for this antique. Definitely the wrong replacement propeller shown in the photos.
 Ideal plans for early rubber powered airplanes are readily available as downloads.