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Airplane Model, Wright Model B

Identifier:
1998.22.6
Description:
From model kit.;Exemplifies milestone in Grand Rapids Aviation History. Relates to Skylark Airplane and other models acquired at same time. 3000 Gliders of this type were manufactured by a consortium of 15 area furniture companies. Thousands were used in D-Day during WWII.;From an exhibit given to Kent Co. Airport in 1988. Exhibit was credited, Exhibit Conceived and Produced by Earl Spielmacher, with help from Karl Spielmacher, Bill Alexander, Mari Kitancevski and Dean Buskirk. Disposed of by airport for current renovation.;From an exhibit given to Kent Co. Airport in 1988. Exhibit was credited Exhibit Conceived and Produced by Earl Spielmacher, with help from Karl Spielmacher, Bill Alexander, Mari Kitancevski, and Dean Buskirk. Disposed of by airport for current renovation.
Date:
circa 1988
Materials:
Plastic, Paint, Monofilament
Dimensions:
3.25" h 12" w 1" d
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Gift Of Kent County International Airport
Rights:

Exhibit/Program
Century of Flight ()
Makers/Donors
Earl Spielmacher And Karl Spielmacher

Kent County International Airport