Flight 1932-06
Flight
SOME OF THE PERFORMERS AT HANWORTH: A large variety of aircraft types was demonstrated, ranging from the Comper "Swift" (Pobjoy) to the Hawker "Hart" (Kestrel) and Fairey "Firefly III" (Kestrel).
INTERESTING MACHINE AT ORLY: The Bleriot Channel type monoplane as used by Bleriot in his Channel flight of 1909.
Typical type used by the Royal Australian Air Force: Bristol Bulldog
BRISTOL "BULLDOG III A" ("Mercury").
OLD AND NEW IN THE TOUR OF FRANCE: The first away was the old Farman 40 pusher (80-h.p. Renault), built in 1912.
Four of Cornwall Aviation Co’s red Avro 504Ks over Whitchurch, June 4, 1932. These were used primarily for joy-riding.
The Westland "Wessex" (three Genet Majors) which came over from Yeovil.
FOR THE ISLE OF WIGHT SERVICE: A Westland "Wessex" (three Armstrong-Siddeley "Genet Majors") recently delivered to the Portsmouth, Southsea and Isle of Wight Aviation, Ltd.
Mr. Norman Edgar's depot with three of his Parnall "Elfs" and a "Wee Bee" lined up for inspection.
The Phillips & Powis "Desoutter" (Hermes) piloted by Mr. S. Cliff winning by a short head from Mr. Norman Edgar in the "Elf" (Hermes).
Крылья Heyford имели металлическую конструкцию с полотняной обшивкой, фюзеляж - металлический с обшивкой из легкого сплава и полотна, экипаж - четыре человека, шасси - неубирающееся с хвостовым колесом.
THE HANDLEY PAGE H.P. 38: This machine, produced two years ago, is still surrounded with a certain amount of secrecy. It is a night bomber with high performance, and the arrangement of the fuselage and engines is such as to provide monoplane view while retaining biplane manoeuvrability. Wing span 75 ft. Gross weight 15,600 lb. The H.P. 38 will be seen at Hendon on June 25.
THE BOULTON & PAUL P.32 NIGHT BOMBER: The Central "Pegasus" engine is mounted on the top centre section, with the result that the view for pilot and front gunner is excellent.
The Lockheed "Orion" of Swissair landing at Le Bourget Aerodrome
SOME OF THE PERFORMERS AT HANWORTH: A large variety of aircraft types was demonstrated, ranging from the Comper "Swift" (Pobjoy) to the Hawker "Hart" (Kestrel) and Fairey "Firefly III" (Kestrel).
Intercepting: A Hawker "Fury" (Rolls Royce "Kestrel") climbing to the attack.
Hawker "Audax" (Rolls-Royce "Kestrel" IB)
INTERESTING MACHINE AT ORLY: Codos and Robida's Paris-Saigon record Breguet 27.
A Vickers "Vildebeest" (Bristol "Pegasus") with which No.100 B.S. is to be re-equipped this summer.
DE HAVILLAND "TIGER MOTH": "Gipsy III" engine.
ANOTHER NEW AIRCRAFT TYPE WHICH WILL BE SEEN AT THE DISPLAY AT HENDON ON JUNE 25: The Fairey Night Bomber (two Rolls-Royce "Kestrel" engines) is the only monoplane among the new machines of this class. It has a wing span of more than 100 ft., and the gross weight is 19,050 lb.
Count Arco-Zinneberg and Capt. Bistritschan starting on the Austrian Rund-Flug in the former's Klemm (Pobjoy).
MACHINES AT THE INTERNATIONAL AVIATION MEETING, ST. GERMAIN-EN-LAYE: Miss Liesel Bach (Germany) and her Klemm (100-h.p. inverted Argus).
LUXURY FOR THE PRIVATE OWNER: Major J. E. D. Shaw, who flies at Heston, has recently acquired this Avro "Cadet" (7 cyl. Genet). It has very complete dual controls.
The Band of the Coldstream Guards in the foreground competing with the four "Jupiter" engines of Horatius at Heston.
The Lord Mayor of London, Sir Maurice Jenks, and party make a tour of inspection of Croydon Aerodrome before flying to Lancashire in a Handley Page 42 airliner on June 6.
THE EXHIBITION: Many machines and engines were exhibited in the hangars at Brooklands on Saturday; here are seen the latest Hermes II with enclosed valve gear and lacquer finish, and also the "Puss Moth" of the Anglo-American Oil Go.
NIGHT LIFE: (Left to right) Lt. Com. Geoffrey Rodd, R.N., who brought over Rear-Admiral A. L. Snagge (Chairman of the Royal Naval Flying Club); Miss Winifred Spooner, pilot to Mr. Lindsay Everard, whom she flew down from Ratcliffe, talking to Mr. Nigel Norman on their arrival at Heston.
REAL INTEREST: A formation flight in "Albatros As" aircraft by pilots of the ''Deutsche Verkehrsfliegerschute" on the occasion of the International Flying Meeting at Tempelhof Aerodrome, Berlin, June 12.
THE BLACKBURN "IRIS III": THIS FLYING BOAT OF ALL-METAL CONSTRUCTION, IS THE MOST POWERFUL MACHINE OF ITS TYPE IN USE AT PRESENT.
NOT A NEW TYPE OF "MOTH" SEAPLANE: This photograph shows the force-recording undercarriage used at Felixstowe for taxying tests of large-scale models of flying-boat hulls (in this case that of a Short "Singapore II").
ARMSTRONG WHITWORTH "ATLAS II" ("Panther III").
Picking up a message from the infantry.
BLACKBURN 10-PASSENGER CIVIL BIPLANE: The two engines are "Jaguars."
Left to right: Herr Karl Winkler; Capt. Norman Blackburn (Director and Manager of North Sea Aerial & General Transport Co. Flying School); Herr Kurt Breugmann. Taken before a Blackburn "Bluebird IV" upon which these two German visitors have recently learnt to fly at Brough.
Off on a night raid: Warming up the "Lion" engines.
Officers and Pilots of No. 7 B.S. with the Minor Trophy.
Officers and Pilots of No. 58 B.S.
Vickers Virginia Mark X
Over the bombing target. Night bombers do not bomb from such a low altitude but no picture could be made from their normal height.
No. 58 (Bomber) Squadron: A Flight above the clouds.
No.7 (Bomber) Squadron: Three "Virginias" in formation.
Three "Virginias" of No. 58 (Bomber) Squadron on day raid.
A Flight of No. 7 (Bomber) Squadron.
Bombing up: Fixing a 550-lb. bomb in its rack.
SOME OF THE PERFORMERS AT HANWORTH: A large variety of aircraft types was demonstrated, ranging from the Comper "Swift" (Pobjoy) to the Hawker "Hart" (Kestrel) and Fairey "Firefly III" (Kestrel).
PRINCE OF WALES' KING'S CUP ENTRY: The Comper "Swift," with de Havilland "Gipsy III" engine, generally resembles the standard Pobjoy-engined "Swift" except for the nose of the fuselage. A brief description of this machine, and scale drawings, was published in our issue of June 3, 1932.
Comper "Swift" D.H. Gipsy III Engine
THE FIRST PRODUCTION MODEL: The de Havilland "Fox Moth" (Gipsy III) has now gone into production, and the first of the batch, very effectively painted, was delivered to Hillman's Saloon Coaches 8C Airways on Saturday last.
LOW FRONTAL AREA: This front view illustrates the clean design which characterises the Gloster Troop Carrier.
THE TANDEM ENGINE ARRANGEMENT: The four Rolls-Royce "Kestrel" engines (supercharged) are mounted in tandem pairs between the wings, the nacelles being, it will be seen, of good shape and smooth lines.
THE UNUSUAL TAIL UNIT: The horizontal tail surfaces are of sesquiplane form, while the large fins and rudders close in the ends of the tail.
"THE FIRES OF FATE": R.A.F. Co-operation has been secured by British International Pictures, Ltd., for a film they are making in Egypt with the above title. This photograph shows a Fairey III F. flying over a detachment of the Camel Corps.
Our photograph shows the Fairey IIIF Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance aircraft (Napier "Lion") run back on the catapult and being prepared for flight.
A rear view, showing the IIIF in the stowed position ready for sea; the special jury struts from the floats to the wings and between the ailerons and flaps should be noted; these are fitted to prevent racking stresses when at sea.
A view looking aft, at the IIIF on the port catapult, and it shows another cruiser, H.M.S. Norfolk, Capt. J. F. Somerville, R.N., also of the 2nd Cruiser Squadron, keeping station astern.
The aircraft is not intentionally being maltreated, but merely being hooked on to the crane preparatory to being hoisted on board again; the slings are secured either side of the top centre section.
INTERESTING MACHINE AT ORLY: The "Marcel Lalouette" Farman 190 used by Goulette and Salel in their Paris-Cape flight.
OLD AND NEW IN THE TOUR OF FRANCE: Of more recent origin was the Farman 234 (95-h.p. Salmson).
The Phillips & Powis "Desoutter" (Hermes) piloted by Mr. S. Cliff winning by a short head from Mr. Norman Edgar in the "Elf" (Hermes).
SARO "CUTTY SARK" AMPHIBIAN: Two de Havilland "Gipsy II" engines.
CIRRUS IN U.S.A.: The Great Lakes Sports Trainer fitted with the American Cirrus engine is a popular type with American private owners.
[Model 2T-2 Speedster] The reliable Cirrus engine is as well known in the Americas as it is in England and here may be seen the latest Great Lakes Sports Trainer with the American Cirrus HI-Drive inverted engine. The undercarriage also appears to be fitted with Goodyear airwheels.
THE ST. 4: The first of the General Aircraft Monospar machines has now been repaired after its recent mishap, when it collided with a fence and damaged a wing tip. The machine has already flown for more than 5 hours and is said to handle very well, while the landing speed is remarkably low.
MACHINES AT THE INTERNATIONAL AVIATION MEETING, ST. GERMAIN-EN-LAYE: The Raab-Katzenstein biplane (120 Siemens) flown by the Swiss Ace, Victor Glardon.
ECHOES OF HENDON: Col. L. Strange takes his Spartan "Arrow" round the pylon in the true Hendon style, losing less than anyone on his turns.
THE TOUR OF FRANCE: Some of the machines outside the hangar at Orly before the start on June 4.
Mr. Norman Edgar's depot with three of his Parnall "Elfs" and a "Wee Bee" lined up for inspection.
A new version of that excellent aircraft for joy-riding - the Spartan 3-seater - which was seen at Heston during Henly's Rally on Saturday, June 4.
THE I.O.M. WINNERS: Mr. J. R. Ashwell-Cooke (right) with his "Moth" (Cirrus III), in which he won the "Round the Isle of Man" Race. On the left is Mr. Campbell Black, recently back from Kenya, who acted as navigator.
DE HAVILLAND "GIPSY MOTH": "Gipsy II" engine.
NOT A NEW TYPE OF "MOTH" SEAPLANE: This photograph shows the force-recording undercarriage used at Felixstowe for taxying tests of large-scale models of flying-boat hulls (in this case that of a Short "Singapore II").
THE NEW ITEM: F/O. Thorn's wireless-controlled flying was a feature of the meeting. His Standard wireless receiver is here seen in the cockpit, while above, the arrangement of the hood is shown.
VICKERS "JOCKEY" ("Jupiter VII F").
Fit. Lt. J. Armour pilots a "Professor" at the London Gliding Club's ground on Dunstable Downs at Totternhoe.
GLIDERS AT ORLY: The Avia school glider, used by Abrial and Remy.
MACHINES AT THE INTERNATIONAL AVIATION MEETING, ST. GERMAIN-EN-LAYE: G. Fieseler's "Tiger F.2" (340-h.p. Walter engine) which was built to his design at the Kassel Aeroplane Works.
IM RUCKENFLUG: Herr Fieseler used his new "Tiger 2" at the International Flying Meeting at Tempelhof Aerodrome, Berlin, and he appears to be equally at home either side up.
GLIDERS AT ORLY: A Kassel glider used by G. Abrial
MACHINES AT THE INTERNATIONAL AVIATION MEETING, ST. GERMAIN-EN-LAYE: The Weyman two-seater cabin Autogiro (100-h.p. Hispano Suiza).
A NEW TYPE OF "MOTH": A recent addition to the de Havilland "family" is the wooden "Moth" shown here. It is fitted with the inverted "Gipsy III" engine, so that purchasers who prefer this engine can now be suited.