Summary

Wooden rib from the upper wing of a German Pfalz biplane. Obtained in Palestine during the First World War by Lieutenant S.A. Nunan and presented to the Museum by his brother Paul in 1922. May have originated from a Pfalz D.III. Has pieces of plain fabric attached.
Lt Stanislaus Acton Nunan served with No. 1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps in Palestine as a pilot from March 1918 after transferring from the AIF engineers. He was killed in a motorcycle accident at Aspendale racecourse on 10 December 1921. He had been a partner in the motorcycle import and repair business, Clarke & Nunan and a well-known local motorcycle racer before and after the war.

Physical Description

Wooden rib from the upper wing of a German Pfalz biplane. Consists of a 3-ply web with oval lightening holes and includes sections of two wing spars.

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