Flight 1925-03
Flight
HAWKER ENGINEERING COMPANY: Two views in the erecting shops. The machines in course of construction are Snipe and D.H.9A's.
Two R.A.F. D.H.9's on the Maidan, Calcutta, after their flight down from the north.
HAWKER ENGINEERING COMPANY: Two views in the erecting shops. The machines in course of construction are Snipe and D.H.9A's.
THE NEW JUNKERS THREE-ENGINED MONOPLANE G.23: Built by the Swiss Adastra Company, this machine carries 10 passengers. An idea of the size is provided by placing on one of the wings of the large machine, the Bahnbedarf B.A.G.I. light monoplane with Blackburne "Tomtit" engine.
THE END OF A 17,000-MILE FLIGHT: The D.H.50 arriving at Croydon Aerodrome.
THE END OF A 17,000-MILE FLIGHT: The three happy travellers, from right to left, Gen. Sir Sefton Brancker, Director of Civil Aviation, Mr. Elliott, Engineer, and Mr. Cobham, Pilot.
At Calcutta: Lord and Lady Lytton and their daughter, Lady Hermonia, discussing their trip in the D.H.50 with General Sir Sefton Brancker and Mr. Cobham.
THE END OF A 17,000-MILE FLIGHT: The D.H.50 is seen surrounded by interested spectators
Native interest in the D.H.50 at Jalpaiguri.
At Jalpaiguri the ground was cleared by elephants, here seen standing guard over the D.H.50.
OFFICIAL WELCOME TO THE VOYAGERS: Maj. J. W. Hills and Mr. Hubert Scott-Paine at Croydon, where, on behalf of the Board of Imperial Airways, they met Gen. Sir Sefton Brancker and Mr. Cobham.
The End of a Perfect Trip: Gen. Sir Sefton Brancker alighting from the D.H.50, while Mr. Elliott stands by on the wing, and Mr. Cobham greets his many friends.
At Calcutta: Government House, Calcutta, from the de Havilland 50.
Rangoon as seen from the D.H.50: The pagoda with the golden roof may be seen in the distance.
Vari-coloured rock formation on Persian Gulf.
Some of the country on the Persian Gulf does not look very inviting for a forced landing.
Atlantic Fokker AO-1
THE DE HAVILLAND "MOTH": Three-quarter front, side, and three-quarter rear views, and, inset, the machine in flight
THE D.H. "MOTH": The machine being seen having its wings spread from the folded position in readiness for flight
THE D.H. "MOTH": The machine being seen in full flight, photographed from another aeroplane.
THE D.H. "MOTH": View showing undercarriage and mounting of the "Cirrus" engine. In the next machine the exhaust pipe will be on the port side.
THE D.H. "MOTH": This photograph shows the arrangement of the cockpits. Note also the gravity petrol tank on the top centre-section.
THE DE HAVILLAND "MOTH": Side elevation, showing fuselage details, etc.
THE DE HAVILLAND "MOTH": Some Constructional Details - 1. The only metal fittings, attachment of top cross-struts to top longerons. 2. Details of wing construction and spar fitting of top plane. 3. Rear top spar with fitting, etc.; the rounded corner is in the form of an aluminium tube, flattened to meet the wooden trailing edge. 4. Front spar fitting of top centre-section, with quick-release for folding of wings. The gravity petrol tank rests on the centre-section spars. 5. Rear spar of top centre-section, with hinge fitting for folding. 6. Top of rudder post, showing hinges, ribs, and metal trailing edge. 7. Rear view of rudder, with plain tubular rudder crank. 8 and 9. The very simple wing fittings on the lower longeron of the fuselage. The wings, of course, pivot on the rear spar fitting, and the locking device on the front spar is similar to that shown in 4.
D.H.60 "Moth" 60 hp "Cirrus" Engine
Fokker CO-4
Douglas XO-2 (Liberty)
Boeing X-CO-7B
Curtiss XO-1 (Liberty)
Side view of the "S.II."
Nose of the "S.II," showing tubular mounting of the Rolls-Royce "Eagle" engine.
Svenska Aero A.B. Seaplane Type S.II Rolls-Royce "Eagle" Engine
THE LATEST SUPERMARINE FLYING BOAT: The "Southampton," fitted with two Napier "Lion" engines, is of typical Supermarine lines, but has three fins and three rudders, although the horizontal tail is of monoplane type
Engineering Division (Cox-Heinkel) TP-1
Engineering Division (Boulton-Kerber) XCO-5
Engineering Division (Roche) XCO-6 (Inverted Liberty)
Atlantic-Loening XCO-8
THE NEW JUNKERS THREE-ENGINED MONOPLANE G.23: Built by the Swiss Adastra Company, this machine carries 10 passengers. An idea of the size is provided by placing on one of the wings of the large machine, the Bahnbedarf B.A.G.I. light monoplane with Blackburne "Tomtit" engine.
The new De Havilland Air Liner: The Rolls-Royce "Condor" has now been installed in the new D.H.54, as shown in our photograph, taken recently in the Stag Lane works.
Cox-Klemin CO-1
AVIATION IN MEXICO: Two views of the 3-E-130 scout. The above model differs slightly from that shown in the drawings.
AVIATION IN MEXICO: General arrangement drawings of three military monoplanes recently produced at the Mexican National Aircraft Factory, Valbuena. The 3-E-130 is a single-seater scout; 5-E-132 is a two-seater school machine; 4-E-131 is a two-seater reconnaissance and bombing 'plane.
THE HEINKEL H.E.18: Three-quarter rear view from above. This photograph gives an excellent idea of the lines of the machine. The engine is a Siemens.
THE HEINKEL H.E.18: Three-quarter front view. The engine is a 75 h.p. Siemens radial.
THE H.E.18 AS A SEAPLANE: The long floats do away with the necessity for a tail float.
Heinkel H.E.18 75 hp Siemens Engine