Model of Denys Corbett-Wilson's Plane
Construction of the model of Denys Corbet Wilson's plane began on February 4th and was completed on April 15th. The model is made principally of oak and the wings are covered with tissue paper and painted.
Corbet Wilson flew the plane from Wales to Wexford on April 22nd, 1912.
The model was built by John Gerard Kehoe (Fifth Year) to mark the 100th anniversary of Wilson's flight.
The model has a 27 inch wingspan and is a scale replica of the original plane.
Report on the first flight: RTE News.
Congratulations to John and his teacher Mr Coleman.