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This article details the construction of the Prairie Eagle, a monoplane airplane, by Luxembourg-born inventor Jacques V. Mueller of Dorrance, Kansas. In addition, the article details the material used to construct the Prairie Eagle, as well as its weight and probable capabilities.

Creator: Kansas City Star
Date: February 19, 1910

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This article is important because it helps students understand that Kansas was at the center of the American aviation industry from the very beginning. In addition, the article is valuable because it introduces students to an important early Kansas aviation pioneer who remains relatively obscure despite the significance of his early experiments with powered flight.

KS: 7th: 4.6.A. significance of the work of entrepreneurial Kansans in the aviation industry

Item Number: 213323
Call Number: K629.13, Aviation Clippings, Vol. 1, 51-51a
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213323

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