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Gyroscope, Gyrostabilizer, 1st Aeronautical Use, 1909 Beach Monoplane

Manufacturer:
Stanley Y. Beach  Search this
Materials:
Steel, Paint, Aluminum, Brass, Iron Alloy (Steel)
Dimensions:
3-D: 44.5 x 33 x 29.2cm (17 1/2 x 13 x 11 1/2 in.)
Type:
AVIONICS-Autopilots
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of the Sperry Gyroscope Company
Inventory Number:
A19650001000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19650001000

Daniella Reichstetter Innovative Lives Presentation

Interviewee:
Reichstetter, Daniella  Search this
Creator:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.  Search this
Speaker:
Edwards, Tricia  Search this
Names:
Gyrobike  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 item)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Interviews
Oral history
DVDs
Date:
2011 June 4
Scope and Contents:
An interview with inventor Daniella Reichstetter, who discusses her "gyrowheel" invention, which replaces the front wheel of a child's bike and rights the bike whenever it starts to tip. Reichstetter founded Gyrobike in 2007. The technology behind the gyrobike was developed at Dartmouth College and is protected under U.S. Patents 7,314,225 and 7,597,337.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Related Archival Materials:
Videohistory exists as .mov files (4.32 GB) in Lemelson Center. Originally shot in mini DV cassettes.
Provenance:
This videohistory was created by the Innovative Lives Program of the Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, June 4, 2011.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Inventions  Search this
Gyrostabilizers  Search this
Inventors  Search this
Bicycles  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews -- 2000-2020
Oral history -- 2010-2020
DVDs
Citation:
Daniella Reichstetter Innovative Lives Presentation, June 4, 2011, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1254
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1254

Hiller Model 1031-A-1 Flying Platform

Materials:
Duct is fiberglass; rotor blades, operator platform, and guide vanes are made from aluminum sheet. Operator platform railing is made of aluminum tubing.
Dimensions:
Rotor Diameter: 2.1 m (7 ft) each
Platform Diameter: 2.5 m (8 ft 4 in)
Height: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Weights: Empty, 167.8 kg (370 lb)
Gross, 251.7 kg (555 lb)
Type:
CRAFT-Rotary Wing
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the United States Department of the Army and the United States Department of the Navy.
Inventory Number:
A19610070000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
Vertical Flight
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19610070000
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