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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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Bring a piece of aviation history to your daily routine with our Media Storehouse Photo Mug featuring the iconic Short No. 1, as displayed at the 1909 Olympia Aero Show. Witness the intrigue of this early aircraft's design, still under construction, with its distinctive twin rudders fitted between the wing-tips. Each mug holds your favorite beverage and showcases high-quality, vibrant images that tell a story. Perfect for aviation enthusiasts, history buffs, or anyone who appreciates the beauty of engineering. Embrace the past, one sip at a time.

Elevate your coffee or tea experience with our premium white ceramic mug. Its wide, comfortable handle makes drinking easy, and you can rely on it to be both microwave and dishwasher safe. Sold in single units, preview may show both sides of the same mug so you can see how the picture wraps around.

Elevate your coffee or tea experience with our premium white ceramic mug. Its wide, comfortable handle makes drinking easy, and you can rely on it to be both microwave and dishwasher safe. Sold in single units, preview may show both sides of the same mug so you can see how the picture wraps around.

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate


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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