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The Short No. 1 was displayed at the 1909 Olympia Aero Show




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The Short No. 1 was displayed at the 1909 Olympia Aero Show

The Short No.1 was displayed at the 1909 Olympia Aero Show whilst still under construction. Twin rudders were fitted on rear extensions between the wing-tips on each side, elevator control being by means of biplane surfaces in front

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9"x6" (+3" Border) Fine Art Print

Step into history with our exquisite Fine Art Print of The Short No. 1, as featured at the 1909 Olympia Aero Show. Witness this aviation pioneer in its unfinished glory, with twin rudders prominently displayed on the rear extensions between the wing-tips. This captivating print brings the past to life, transporting you to the early days of flight. Perfect for aviation enthusiasts and history buffs alike, our museum-quality print is a must-have for any collection.

21x14 image printed on 27x20 Fine Art Rag Paper with 3" (76mm) white border. Our Fine Art Prints are printed on 300gsm 100% acid free, PH neutral paper with archival properties. This printing method is used by museums and art collections to exhibit photographs and art reproductions.

Our fine art prints are high-quality prints made using a paper called Photo Rag. This 100% cotton rag fibre paper is known for its exceptional image sharpness, rich colors, and high level of detail, making it a popular choice for professional photographers and artists. Photo rag paper is our clear recommendation for a fine art paper print. If you can afford to spend more on a higher quality paper, then Photo Rag is our clear recommendation for a fine art paper print.

Estimated Product Size is 38.1cm x 30.5cm (15" x 12")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) orientation to match the source image.


The Short No. 1 - A Glimpse into Aviation's Pioneering Days

EDITORS COMMENTS
. In this photo print, we are transported back to the 1909 Olympia Aero Show, where aviation enthusiasts marveled at the groundbreaking Short No. 1 aircraft. Despite being displayed while still under construction, its revolutionary design and innovative features were already evident. The focal point of this remarkable machine lies in its twin rudders fitted on rear extensions between the wing-tips on each side. This unique configuration showcased the visionary thinking of Horace Short and his team, who sought to push boundaries and challenge conventional aeronautical norms. Notably, control over elevator movement was achieved through biplane surfaces positioned in front—a testament to their commitment to engineering excellence. The meticulous attention to detail is apparent even in these early stages of development. As spectators gazed upon this marvel at the Olympia Aero Show, they could only imagine the possibilities that lay ahead for aviation as a whole. Little did they know that this humble display would mark a significant milestone in history—the birth of an industry that would forever change how we travel and perceive our world. This photograph serves as a poignant reminder of those pioneering days when dreams took flight against all odds. It encapsulates not just an aircraft but also embodies human ingenuity and relentless pursuit of progress—an enduring symbol of courage and determination etched within aviation's DNA.

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