The museum does not just contain examples of aircraft. There’s also a substantial selection of vintage ground vehicles such as the one above: A Metz.

According to the Aerodrome website:

The Metz was advertised as the winner of the Glidden Tour. This tour was an eight-day competition of endurance over challenging terrain. The Metz was also known as the “Gearless Car” with “No clutch to slip – no gears to strip.”

Under ordinary conditions a Metz driver could travel anywhere from 28 to 82 miles on a tank of gas, 100 miles on a pint of oil and 10,000 to 12,000 miles on a set of tires. Selling price in 1914 for the Metz 22 was $475.

Taken with a Sony RX-100 M3.

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