A D.H.9b, with Rolls-Royce "Eagle" engine, remodelled by the Aircraft Disposal Company.
The Fairey Series IIID, converted to a land machine by the substitution of long-travel oleo undercarriage for floats. A 450 h.p. Napier "Lion" is fitted to this machine. Aeroplane has variable camber wings.
The single-float Breguet seaplane.
Two Vickers "Viking" Amphibians, with Rolls-Royce "Eagle" engines.
The Vickers "Vimy-Commercial," with two Napier "Lion" engines. The "Vernon" troop carrier is very similar in general appearance.
The Avro 504K is fitted with a 175 h.p. Siddeley "Lynx" Engine.
THE PARNALL "PUFFIN" DECK-LANDING AMPHIBIAN: Side view. As this machine belongs to the Air Ministry no technical details may be given beyond those which can be gathered from the photographs. The machine, which has a 450 h.p. Napier "Lion" engine, is unusual in having a single main float.
Nieuport-Astra Type 29C1 1923
The Avro "Aldershot," fitted with Rolls-Royce ''Condor."
FIRST FLIGHT OF THE 1,000 H.P. NAPIER-AVRO BOMBER: On the left, Bert Hinkler and crew take off at Hamble. December 15, on the Avro Bomber, fitted with a Napier 1,000 h.p. "Cub." Below, just before the flight. On the right, a close-up view of the "Cub" safely installed in its cage.
FIRST FLIGHT OF THE 1,000 H.P. NAPIER-AVRO BOMBER: Three views of the Avro Bomber, with Napier "Cub," a modification of the Avro " Aldershot."
The Avro-Viper, Wolseley-Viper engine.
The Avro "Bison" is a Fleet Gunnery Spotting Aeroplane fitted with Napier "Lion" engine.
First prototype Blackburn Blackburn.
The Short "Cromarty" is fitted with two Rolls-Royce "Condor" engines.
C.A.M.S. side-by-side flying boat for school work.
The neat engine mounting and cowling of the C.A.M.S. flying boat.
Sketch showing the small Botali radiators on the C.A.M.S. flying boat.
The Fairey Amphibian "Pintail," Mark III, 450 h.p. Napier "Lion" Engine.
The Gloucestershire Aircraft Co.'s "Mars VI", fitted with Siddeley "Jaguar" engine, a machine which has fine climbing and speed performances.
THE PARIS SALON: Loire and Olivier flying boat, which has two engines.
The Borel S.C.I.M. all-metal biplane.
The Rateau supercharger on Borel all-metal biplane.
SOME CONSTRUCTIONAL DETAILS ON THE BOREL BIPLANE: 1. Wing tip and details of all-Duralumin construction; the spars are Duralumin tubes of rectangular section, while the ribs built up of channel sections. 2. Stirrup attachments of wing-bracing wires, and interplane strut socket. 3. A typical fuselage fitting; the Duralumin tube longerons are stepped down in diameter, a bush being inserted in the parallel socket for the smaller tube.
PURCHASED BY THE AIR MINISTRY: The Short "Silver Streak" all-metal biplane, which was exhibited at the last Olympia Aero Show, was delivered to one of our flying stations recently, as announced last week.
The Beardmore W.B.2 Commercial Biplane, with 160 h.p. Beardmore engine.
Fuselage of single-engined Breguet "Leviathan."
Two views of the twin-engined Breguet "Leviathan."
Sketch showing one side of the undercarriage of the twin-engined Breguet "Leviathan."
FUSELAGE FITTING AND BUILT-IN FORMER OF BREGUET "LEVIATHAN": On the right the peculiar wing-bracing wire fitting, with a stout central cable and two smaller cables front and rear.
L.Breguet Leviathan Type XXII
The Avro 80 h.p. Le Rhone Seaplane Two-seater.
Side view of the Handasyde Cantilever Monoplane with "Eagle IX" engines.
THE "BRISTOL" THREE-SEATER: Three-quarter front view.
THE "BRISTOL" THREE-SEATER: Three-quarter rear view.
THE "BRISTOL" THREE-SEATER: Front view. |The man standing in front gives a good idea of the size of the machine.
THE "BRISTOL" THREE-SEATER: View showing how engine mounting is swung out to give access to back of engine.
THE "BRISTOL" THREE-SEATER: Details of the swivel mounting of the 100 h.p. "Bristol" Lucifer engine.
THE "BRISTOL" THREE-SEATER: Details of the tail skid and its mounting. On the right may be seen one of the horizontal "T" cranks of the tail-trimming gear. Inset shows the renewable shoe of the tail skid.
THE "BRISTOL" THREE-SEATER: Some constructional details. 1, Spar fitting on top plane. The eye bolt engages with a forked end on the centre-section spar. 2, The bracket and bearings, on the front spar, for the cranks which are used instead of pulleys. 3, Details of aileron construction and fittings. Inset: Aileron hinge. 4, A typical fuselage fitting.
THE "BRISTOL" THREE-SEATER: The handle of the door giving access to the passengers' cockpit is so designed as to make, when locked, the door a load-resisting part of the fuselage structure,
THE "BRISTOL" THREE-SEATER: On the left, a diagrammatic representation of the aileron controls, in which use is made of cranks in place of pulleys. On the right, a diagram of the tail-trimming gear. The tail plane is hinged on its leading edge, and the trailing edge is moved up and down by horizontal "T" cranks and short struts.
"Bristol" Three-seater 100 hp "Bristol" Lucifer Engine
THE FOKKER AMPHIBIAN: Front view. Note how machine floats on an even keel.
A NEW FOKKER AMPHIBIAN: This machine, which has been built for the Dutch Navy, has just undergone its first test flights. The boat hull is built entirely of Duralumin. The engine is a Napier "Lion."
THE FOKKER AMPHIBIAN: Three-quarter rear view of machine on land.
THE FOKKER AMPHIBIAN: View showing amphibian gear and mounting of Napier "Lion" engine.
THE PARIS SALON: Bellanger twin-engined flying boat, which has folding wings of crescent-shaped plan for. Note front gunner's cockpit.
THE BELLANGER FLYING BOAT: A front view of the port engine.
Sketch showing unusual engine cowling on Bellanger flying boat.