Michael Maiden - bronze  sculptures

Vernon Burge

 

Vernon Burge - Pilot - WWI - Bronze Monument by Michael Maiden

 

1st Enlisted Pilot US Army, Signal, Corps

 
 

Michael Maiden, has finished a Life-and-a quarter scaled bronze sculpture of Vernon Burge, 1st Enlisted Pilot of US Army Airforce.

The monument, sculpted by Michael Maiden, depicts the likeness of Corp. Vernon L. Burge, America's first enlisted aviator, standing in front of a marble monument displaying a Wright Flyer replica. It is displayed at Maxwell Airforce Base, outside Gunter's Enlisted Heritage Hall and Research Institute, a museum dedicated to preserving the story of enlisted airmen and whose staff was responsible for procuring the monument.

 
 

 

Vernon Burge - Pilot - WWI - Bronze Monument by Michael Maiden - Clay model

Vernon Burge - Pilot - WWI - Bronze Monument by Michael Maiden

Vernon Burge - Pilot - WWI - Bronze Monument by Michael Maiden

Wright Model B - Bronze Sculpture for the Monument Veronon Burge

Wright Model B - Bronze Sculpture for the Monument Veronon Burge