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1915 Laird Biplane, "Boneshaker"

Laird, E. M. (Emil Matthew)1915

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford

This was the third plane constructed by Matty Laird, a self-taught pilot and aircraft engineer. He used the plane doing stunt flying exhibitions from Montana to Maryland. Later the famous woman aviator Katherine Stinson took the plane to Japan and China, where she was the first woman to fly.

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  • Title: 1915 Laird Biplane, "Boneshaker"
  • Creator: Laird, E. M. (Emil Matthew)
  • Date Created: 1915
  • Subject Keywords: Laird, E. M. (Emil Matthew), Stinson, Katherine, 1891-1977, Stunt flying, Aviation, Airplanes, Biplanes
  • Type: Objects
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: http://collections.thehenryford.org/Collection.aspx?objectKey=6286
  • Object Name: Airplane
  • Object ID: 36.634.1
  • Image ID: THF39671
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

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