Aeroplane Monthly 1986-01
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J.Stroud - Wings of Peace (3)
Ad Astra-Aero’s Macchi M.3 CH 15 at Zurichhorn.
The photograph depicts the red and white Macchi M.3 CH 15 in an Alpine setting.
После сражений Первой мировой войны Macchi M.3 нашли себе мирное занятие - туристические полеты с пассажирами по озерам Швейцарии.
The layout of the Macchi M.3 is well shown in this view of CH 15 at Zurichhorn.
Flying-boat line-up at Ad Astra-Aero’s Zurichhorn base, probably in 1920. Left to right: Macchi M.18 CH 21, Savoia Type F (FBA) CH 18, Macchi M.9 CH 19 and Macchi M.3 CH 15.
KEITH WOODCOCK’S colour painting shows Ad Astra-Aero’s attractively painted Macchi M.3 CH 15.
Macchi M.9bis c/n 3047, with very strange cabin windows.
This Macchi M.9bis, c/n 3049, was probably Ad Astra-Aero’s CH 19.
Flying-boat line-up at Ad Astra-Aero’s Zurichhorn base, probably in 1920. Left to right: Macchi M.18 CH 21, Savoia Type F (FBA) CH 18, Macchi M.9 CH 19 and Macchi M.3 CH 15.
The M.9bis c/n 3049 in Italy with Italian military rudder markings.
The privately-owned Macchi M.9bis I-BAEG.
SA Turismo Aereo Milano’s Macchi M.18 I-AABU with two two-seat passenger cockpits and aft pilot’s cockpit.
Авиакомпания "Ad Astra Aero" из Швейцарии эксплуатировала несколько летающих лодок компании "Macchi". Эта CH-23 - одна из четырех ее лодок M.18.
Ad Astra-Aero's cabin M.18 CH 23 at Zurichhorn.
Flying-boat line-up at Ad Astra-Aero’s Zurichhorn base, probably in 1920. Left to right: Macchi M.18 CH 21, Savoia Type F (FBA) CH 18, Macchi M.9 CH 19 and Macchi M.3 CH 15.
I-BASE, the Macchi M.24bis Fra’ Ginepro, in the markings of “Soro" Navigazione Aerea Italiana, photographed at Varese.
This view of the M.24bis I-BBAV shows the complicated arrangement of interplane struts and engine support struts.
Flying-boat line-up at Ad Astra-Aero’s Zurichhorn base, probably in 1920. Left to right: Macchi M.18 CH 21, Savoia Type F (FBA) CH 18, Macchi M.9 CH 19 and Macchi M.3 CH 15.