What is the artifact number for the AEA Silver Dart?

Aerodrome #4
The Silver Dart (or Aerodrome #4) was a derivative of an early aircraft built by a Canadian/U.S. team, which after many successful flights in Hammondsport, New York, earlier in 1908, was dismantled and shipped to Baddeck, Nova Scotia.

Where was the Silver Dart made?

Built and first flown by McCurdy on December 6, 1908 at Hammondsport, New York, the Silver Dart had been dismantled and was brought to Baddeck in January 1909 for further flying experiments as Dr. Bell was desirous of having one of the A.E.A. machines flown in Canada.

What happened to the Silver Dart?

After several successful flights at Hammondsport, NY, early in 1909 the Silver Dart was dismantled, crated and brought to Baddeck Bay, NS, the Bells’ Canadian home.

When was the first flight of the Silver Dart?

February 23, 1909AEA Silver Dart / First flight

J.A.D. McCurdy flew the “Silver Dart” at Baddeck, Nova Scotia, 23 February 1909, the first flight of an aircraft in Canada (courtesy City of Toronto Archives/SC244-79). It was always Bell’s intention to have each of his four young engineers have a chance to design an aircraft.

How was the Silver Dart invented?

The original Silver Dart was built by the Aerial Experiment Association formed by Alexander Graham Bell. The first controlled powered flight in Canada occurred February 23, 1909 when the Silver Dart was flown off the ice at Baddeck, Nova Scotia, by the designer J.A.D. McCurdy.

Who were the three members of the AEA that were Canadian?

Bell in the centre:

  • Glenn H.
  • Frederick Walker (Casey) Baldwin (1882 – 1948), graduate of the University of Toronto in mechanical engineering;
  • Lieutenant Thomas Selfridge, an official observer of the United States government who came into the association upon Bell’s special request to President Theodore Roosevelt.

Who created AEA?

It was founded in 1907 and funded for slightly longer than one year by the American inventor Alexander Graham Bell and his wife, Mabel Hubbard Bell.

Who formed the AEA?

Glenn Curtiss
Alexander Graham BellJohn Alexander Douglas McCurdyMabel Gardiner Hubbard
Aerial Experiment Association/Founders

What is the AEA?

abbreviation for the American Economic Association: a professional organization that supports research and publishes information about economics: She presented her paper at the annual conference of the AEA.

Who were the four original members of the AEA headed by Alexander Graham Bell?

Aerial Experiment Association members Casey Baldwin, Tom Selfridge, Glenn Curtiss, Alexander Graham Bell, John McCurdy and Augustus Post serving as observer from Aero Club of America.

How much does it cost to join AEA?

Basic dues: $176 annually, billed at $88 twice a year each May and November. Working dues: 2.5% of gross earnings under Equity contract, which are collected through weekly payroll deductions.