Air Pictorial 1957-03
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A war-time photograph of a 135-h.p. Canton-Unne seaplane.
A Short-built Wright Flyer.
The Nordenfeld-engined Short No. I on its starting rail prior to an attempted flight. In this form the aircraft never got further than a few inches from the end of the rail. When powered by a 50-h.p. Green it flew in the Isle of Sheppey.
The "Gnome Sandwich" Tandem Twin which was ordered by Frank McClean.
A much modified ex-Grace S.27 in its final tractor form . It had been Grace's idea to convert it in this way, but work slowed down after his death and Frank McClean had it finished later.
One of the S38s with the c/n. 559 on the heel of the rudder.
The Short Triple Tractor showing the 16-ft. long cowling in which the two Gnome engines were located.