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Heroes of the Sky

featured in the exhibit
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Step into the shoes of curious inventors as they create the perfect flying machines.

The Planes
1909 Bleriot XI
1931 Pitcairn Autogiro
1939 Sikorsky VS300A Helicopter

Special Feature
William Scripps and The Detroit News Autogiro




the planes   make a paper airplane  
Teachers, get lesson plans and see the curriculum ties to the Heroes of the Sky.
See the planes on exhibit, check out the specifications and get a sneak peak in a few cockpits. Try one of these high- flying designs at home!


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