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No. 6, Wing assembly the bow tip. (819')

Catalog Data

Collection Donor:
Nickse, Hugo  Search this
Johnson, Hanford  Search this
Steinway, Henry Ziegler  Search this
Collection Creator:
Comstock, Cheney and Co.  Search this
Pratt, Read and Company  Search this
Item RF 320.6
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
Summary: There are special problems in building the curved end of the wing, requiring advanced woodworking skills. A man and a woman add bow end to already assembled inboard panel, install ribs, mortise in the edge (with hand saw), and do final finishing. The glider wing is now completely assembled and ready for fabric covering.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Pratt, Read Corporation Records, 1839-1990, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Pratt, Read Corporation Records
Pratt, Read Corporation Records / Series 4: Gould Aeronautical Division / 4.7: Moving Image
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History