Flight 1936-04
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THE VICKERS "VINCENT" Fitted with the "Bristol" Pegasus engine - is a three-seat general-purpose machine designed for service in the Middle East. It is a biplane of all-metal construction with fabric covering. With an exceptionally comprehensive equipment, it has been adopted by the Royal Air Force for long-distance work in the East.
Short Singapore
Vickers Supermarine "Stranraer"
An IMPERIAL AIRWAYS D.H.86 Express Air Liner.
BRITISH AIRWAYS operate many D.H.86's.
One of JERSEY AIRWAY'S large fleet of D.H.86's.
BRITISH CONTINENTAL AIRWAYS use D.H.86's for their Scandinavian Line.
Designed originally for the Australia route, the De Havilland D.H. 86 has become very popular on all classes of air line. The four engines give freedom from hurried forced landings
QANTAS EMPIRE AIRWAYS maintain the SINGAPORE-BRISBANE service with D.H.86's.
D.H.86 owned by MISR-AIRWORK, Egypt.
ECONOMICAL TRANSPORT: A pleasant impression of one of the new Percival Vega Gulls above the clouds. With a Gipsy Six engine, this machine carries three passengers, in addition to the pilot, at a cruising speed of 150 m.p.h., and should prove popular for feeder line and charter work as well as for private ownership. A detailed description of the machine appeared in Flight of January 2.
"THE FLYING SHOWROOM!" TO DEMONSTRATE - STANDARD RADIO EQUIPMENT LORENZ BLIND-LANDING APPARATUS AUTOMATIC PILOT K.L.C. SPARKING PLUGS AND SCREENS HUSUN APERIODIC COMPASSES HUSUN NAVIGATION INSTRUMENTS ESSEX FIRE EXTINGUISHERS FRAZER-NASH WING-TIP FLARES HARLEY AIRCRAFT LANDING LAMPS PETROFLEX TUBING AND FITTINGS and SMITH AIRCRAFT INSTRUMENTS
The optimum altitude for the Airspeed Envoy is 10,000 feet and at this height the cruising speed at 62 1/2 maximum power is 175 m.p.h. and the range 650 miles, with normal tankage. The maximum speed is 210 m.p.h.
A cut-away view of the Envoy Series II arranged as a six seater with lavatory and luggage compartment. The Envoy is also arranged as a luxurious four seater or, by dispensing with the lavatory, an eight seater.
LONG-RANGE FLYING BOAT FOR COAST DEFENCE: A "Perth" (three "Buzzards") of No. 209 (F.B.) Squadron at Mount Batten
THE HAWKER "P.V.4" DIVE BOMBER fitted with the "Bristol" Pegasus X engine is a general-purpose machine of high performance, designed with particular reference to dive bombing requirements. The Pegasus X is a medium supercharged engine which develops 920 B.H.P. for take-off and 870 B.H.P. at 5,750 feet and maximum R.P.M.