BRITISH AEROPLANES IN SPAIN: A batch of planes supplied to the Spanish Government by the Aircraft Disposal Co., Ltd., and flown over by them from Croydon to Madrid. On the left, the Queen of Spain christening an A.D.C. aeroplane presented to the Spanish nation by the Province of Salamanca. On the right, the Bishop of Madrid blessing an A.D.C. aeroplane presented presented to the Spanish nation by the Province of Zaragoza.
Fig. 5. - Langley machine viewed from below, front wings twisted and bent against framework.
VICKERS "VIKING IV": Three-quarter rear view.
VICKERS "VIKING IV": Three quarter front view.
THE VICKERS "VIKING IV": Two forms of cockpits. On the left the "coach roof" cabin fitted on the machines for France, and on the right the open type cockpit with mount for Scarff gun ring adopted on the machines ordered by Holland. Inset, the deck for the open cockpit provided as an alternative to the "coach roof" cabin.
Vickers "Viking IV": View inside cockpit showing controls, etc. In the centre is seen the wheel for raising and lowering the landing wheels. On the left is the petrol hand pump. The lever on the right is for applying the band brakes on the wheels.
General arrangement of the landing gear of the "Viking IV."
Details of the land gear and brake mechanism on the "Viking IV."
The elevator of the Vickers "Viking IV" has a neat spring-loaded device for trimming. A small wheel allows of easy adjustment.
The combined tail skid and water rudder on the "Viking IV."
Vickers "Viking IV" Amphibian Napier "Lion" Engine
JOY-RIDING AT GREAT YARMOUTH: Messrs. Summerfield, Bolland and Neale doing a good business; "flippers" waiting their turn in queues. On the right a couple of lady-patrons with joy-anticipatory smiles.
THE "ALULA" WING DEMONSTRATED: Two views of the Martinsyde "Semi-quaver" fitted with an "Alula" wing, and, above, R. W. Kenworthy who flew the machine. Inset, the machine in flight.
Avro Baby for India: This machine has been built for Mr. E. Villiers, who already owns a standard Avro type K.504. In view of the special conditions, a large radiator has been fitted, and the mounting for the 35 h.p. Green engine has been specially designed, being built of steel tubing. The new mounting makes the engine remarkably accessible. A large locker is fitted behind the cock-pit to accommodate the personal luggage of the owner when touring in India. Mr. Hinkler delivered the machine to Northolt by air, and Mr.Villiers at once went up for a test flight, expressing himself very pleased with the machine.
The Dornier "Dragon Fly" Flying Boat: The boat, with three on board, and 60 h.p., takes off. Inset, in flight.
THE DORNIER "DRAGON FLY" FLYING BOAT, of metal construction, fitted with a 50-60 h.p. Siemens engine: Four views of the boat, side and front, with the wings extended (top) and folded (bottom).
Dornier "Dragon Fly" Flying Boat 50-60 HP Siemens-Halske Engine
FROM THE FIRST PRAGUE AVIATION MEETING: The first Czecho-Slovakian air competition was held from September 11 to 18, and is reported to have been a great success. Our photo shows the Sm. machine of the military factory, Prague. This machine, which has a 230 h.p. Hiero engine, did a circuit of about 850 kilometres in 8 hrs. 29 mins. 37 secs., piloted by M. Smahel.
FROM THE FIRST PRAGUE AVIATION MEETING: The first Czecho-Slovakian air competition was held from September 11 to 18, and is reported to have been a great success. Our photo shows the Avia monoplane, which, piloted by B.Munzar, covered the distance about 850 kilometres in 9 hrs. 37 mins. 53 secs. It is fitted with a 50 h.p. Gnome.
FROM THE FIRST PRAGUE AVIATION MEETING: The first Czecho-Slovakian air competition was held from September 11 to 18, and is reported to have been a great success. Our photo shows the chaser "A.E.04'' of the Avia Works, Prague. This machine, which has a 185 h.p. B.M.W. engine, was first in the altitude competition and third in the speed contest over one kilometre, its speed being 136 m.p.h. It was piloted by R. Polanecky.
With the final tin. Mr. John Cates saw to it that there should be no lack of "Shell" for the Avro on board the "Quest" against the time of her arrival in the Antarctic, for which she started recently.
THE WATERMAN OX-5 RACING MONOPLANE: Three-quarter front view.
Waterman Special type Curtiss OX 5-R Racing Monoplane
THE LOENING MODEL 23 FLYING BOAT: Three-quarter front view.
THE LOENING MODEL 23 FLYING BOAT: The machine taxying on the water.
The Loening Model 23 Flying Boat: View of the boat in flight, seen from below.
The Loening Model 23 Flying Boat 400 hp Liberty Engine.