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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" Photo Print

Step back in time with our exclusive Media Storehouse Photographic Print of The Short No. 1, as it was proudly displayed at the 1909 Olympia Aero Show. Captured in this historic image, The Short No. 1 is seen still under construction, showcasing its distinctive twin rudders fitted on rear extensions between the wing-tips on each side. Add this captivating piece to your collection and bring the rich history of aviation into your home or office.

Photo prints are produced on Kodak professional photo paper resulting in timeless and breath-taking prints which are also ideal for framing. The colors produced are rich and vivid, with accurate blacks and pristine whites, resulting in prints that are truly timeless and magnificent. Whether you're looking to display your prints in your home, office, or gallery, our range of photographic prints are sure to impress. Dimensions refers to the size of the paper in inches.

Our Photo Prints are in a large range of sizes and are printed on Archival Quality Paper for excellent colour reproduction and longevity. They are ideal for framing (our Framed Prints use these) at a reasonable cost. Alternatives include cheaper Poster Prints and higher quality Fine Art Paper, the choice of which is largely dependant on your budget.

Estimated Product Size is 22.8cm x 15.2cm (9" x 6")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) or portrait (vertical) 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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