This patent drawing and description depicts and describes Frank Dove's Aeroplance Stabilizing Mechanism. Dove, a resident of Topeka, Kansas, who worked with Albin Longren, applied for the patent on February 6, 1918, and the patent itself was issued on November 11, 1919. Dove's mechanism provided increased control and helped stabilize airplanes in flight.
Date: November 11, 1919
Dove's patent for the Aeroplane Stabilizing Mechanism can be used in conjunction with other material concerning Albin Longren and his airplanes to help students understand Longren and Dove's contributions to aviation technology and the U.S. aviation industry.
KS: 7th: 4.6.: significance of the work of entrepreneurial Kansans in the aviation industry
Item Number: 213456
Call Number: MS Collection #396, Albin Longren papers
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213456
Business and Industry - Aviation - Research and development
Collections - Manuscript
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1880s to 1920s (Benchmark 4) - Aviation entrepreneurs (Indicator 6) - Albin Longren
Date - 1910s - 1918
Date - 1910s - 1919
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Patent
People - Notable Kansans - Longren, Albin K.
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Places - Other States - District of Columbia -- Washington
Thematic Time Period - Industrialization and the National Economy, 1870 - 1920
Transportation - Air Travel - Aeroplanes
Type of Material - Drawings (Technical)