Tag Archives: Maxim Bi-Plane Test-Rig

Wills’s Aviation Card #30 – Maxim, 1890

History Behind The Card: Maxim, 1890 Name: Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim, 1840 – 1916, Sangerville, Maine, United States of America Sir Hiram Maxim is perhaps better known for his invention the Maxim Gun – the first portable, fully automatic machine … Continue reading

Posted in Concepts, Heavier-Than-Air, Motors and Engines, People, Research, Tobacco Card | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments