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

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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18"x14" Modern Frame

Step back in time with our exquisite Framed Print from Media Storehouse, featuring the historic Short No. 1 aircraft as it was proudly displayed at the 1909 Olympia Aero Show. Captured in this stunning image from FlightGlobal, the Short No. 1 is shown in mid-construction, with distinctive twin rudders fitted on rear extensions between the wing-tips. This unique piece of aviation history comes to life in our high-quality framed print, making it a must-have for any aviation enthusiast's collection.

16x12 Print in an MDF Wooden Frame with 180 gsm Satin Finish Paper. Glazed using shatter proof thin plexiglass. Frame thickness is 1 inch and depth 0.75 inch. Fluted cardboard backing held with clips. Supplied ready to hang with sawtooth hanger and rubber bumpers. Spot clean with a damp cloth. Packaged foam wrapped in a card.

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Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 39.6cm x 35.6cm (15.6" x 14")

Estimated Product Size is 45.7cm x 35.6cm (18" x 14")

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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