Flight 1922-06
Flight
AT THE R.A.F. PAGEANT: Sopwith Snipes take off for the attack on the Kite Balloon, and on the right "Rupert" descends in flames after the attack.
AIR RACING AT WADDON: Alan Cobham, on a D.H.9, Siddeley "Puma" engine, winning the First Sprint Handicap.
The race for the Coupe Lamblin was over the circuit Paris, Brussels, London, Paris. Our photograph shows Rex Stocken starting on the D.H.4C of the Aircraft Disposal Company
AIR RACING AT WADDON: Stocken on a D.H.4, Rolls-Royce "Eagle" engine, belonging to the Aircraft Disposal Company, finishing in the First Sprint Handicap.
The Coupe Bathiat was reserved for military pilots, and was over the course Paris, Angers, Paris: Our photograph shows Adjutant Joseph landing on his Breguet at le Bourget.
STUNT FLYING AT LE BOURGET: Most of the work of entertaining the spectators between events fell to Fronval, who handled his Morane Parasol with great skill. The machine, seen in the inset, was of the type having strut bracing below the wings.
THE R.A.F. PAGEANT: Exhibition Flying on two S.E.5a's, looping, etc. (Note the left-hand machine is just commencing to loop and the right-hand 'plane is on its back at the top of a loop.)
An Aerial Combat at the R.A.F. Pageant: On the right the "Enemy" Bomber (a D.H.10 piloted by Squad.-Ldr. Roderic M. Hill, M.C., A.F.C.) arrives, and on left the two fighting S.E.5's attacking. Note the S.E.5 on the right hand turning on its back to meet the Bomber.
IN FULL FLIGHT: Two views of the D.H.34, 450 Napier "Lion" engine.
AN EASTERN DRAMA AT THE R.A.F. PAGEANT: A trio of "Wottnott" defenders potting at an attacking bomber.
RACING AT WADDON: On the left, F.P.Raynham is starting for the Surrey Open Handicap on his Sopwith "Antelope." On the right he is seen crossing the finishing line as winner.
THE R.A.F. PAGEANT: Sideslipping into the "closed field."
Crazy flying by Flt.-Lieut. W. H. Longton at the R.A.F. Pageant on an Avro 504k.
THE R.A.F. PAGEANT: The Standard Avro Race; some of the 18 Avro 504 's taking off.
AIR RACING AT WADDON: Uwins, on the Bristol monoplane, 100 h.p. Bristol "Lucifer" engine, winning the First Whitsuntide Handicap.
RACING AT WADDON: Machines lined up for the start of First Whitsuntide Handicap.
MACHINE IN THE GET-OFF COMPETITION: Goron pulls up his antiquated Caudron.
THE AERO CO. LIMOUSINE AE 10 COMMERCIAL BIPLANE: Three-quarter rear view.
Limousine Ae 10 260 hp Maybach Engine
An Aerial Combat at the R.A.F. Pageant: On the right the "Enemy" Bomber (a D.H.10 piloted by Squad.-Ldr. Roderic M. Hill, M.C., A.F.C.) arrives, and on left the two fighting S.E.5's attacking. Note the S.E.5 on the right hand turning on its back to meet the Bomber.
THE "AVRO" ALDERSHOT AT THE R.A.F. PAGEANT: This machine is the latest "Hush-hush" production, and is fitted with a 650 h.p. Rolls-Royce "Condor." It won the Handicap Race, event No. 5.
THE R.A.F. AERIAL PAGEANT: Interesting machine which will make its first public appearance at the Pageant: The Avro "Aldershot" (650 Rolls-Royce "Condor"), designed for long-range duties. The fuselage has two decks, or floors.
THE R.A.F. AERIAL PAGEANT: Interesting machine which will make its first public appearance at the Pageant: The Blackburn "Dart" torpedo-carrier, with Napier "Lion"; specially designed for alighting on a ship.
The race for the Coupe Lamblin was over the circuit Paris, Brussels, London, Paris. Our photograph shows Jean Casale on a Spad-Herbemont. Note his engine being started by the aid of the Odier starter.
IMITATING FORCED LANDINGS: Peuillot just clears the line on his Caudron.
MACHINE IN THE GET-OFF COMPETITION: Bossoutrot on the Farman Sport does a "zoom."
IMITATING FORCED LANDINGS: Chevilliard floats in on the Farman.
THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE "MARS I," 450 H.P. NAPIER "LION," AT WADDON: Mr. James's flying on this machine was greatly appreciated, and coming down wind the machine must have been doing about 210 m.p.h. A remarkable feature of the "Mars I" is its slow landing speed, which is actually no higher than that of some commercial passenger aeroplanes in regular use on the London-Paris service. Yet its maximum speed is in the neighbourhood of 195 m.p.h. in still air, and its climb is simply marvellous.
MACHINE IN THE GET-OFF COMPETITION: Douchy "lifts" his Henry Potez into the air
The latest Supermarine Amphibian Flying Boat, photographed during recent tests: In 1 the machine is seen just after getting off, and 2 shows her about to alight. In 3 she is flying over land, with the wheel undercarriage lowered. Note how wheels are lifted well clear of the water when flying over the sea.
THE R.A.F. AERIAL PAGEANT: Interesting machine which will make its first public appearance at the Pageant: The Supermarine "Seagull" (Napier "Lion" ) , an amphibian flying boat.
The Pierre Levasseur at le Bourget: This machine was exhibited at the last Paris Aero Show, and is remarkable for its unorthodox construction. It flies very well and sells at a very low price.
Front view of the Longren two-seater biplane, showing the Warren type interplane trussing.
Side view of the Longren two-seater biplane, fitted with a 60 h.p. Lawrence engine.
A side and front view of the Longren two-seater biplane with the wings folded back.
The BaCo "SKYLARK": Three-quarter front view.
The BaCo "SKYLARK": Side view.
THE BaCo "SKYLARK": Front view.
THE BaCo "SKYLARK": Two views showing, on the left, a portion of the lower wing uncovered, and, on the right, the tail planes, also uncovered.
THE ENTLER ALL-METAL SPORTING BIPLANE: Side view of the latest German effort. The engine is a 30 h.p. Haacke.
The Entler All-Metal Sporting Biplane: Three-quarter rear view. Externally it is similar to the Junkers construction, but differs considerably in its internal construction.