Air Enthusiast 2007-05
D.Hobbs - Wait and See /Pioneering days/
Commander Samson taking Winston Churchill aloft in Short Type 74 'folder' No.76 at the Isle of Grain, Kent, 1914.
Instructive view of the Short 'Folder', two-bay biplane. From this format came almost all carrier-borne aircraft.
Cdr Schwann's Avro Type D inside the airship shed at Barrow, 1911.
Loading the S.38 on to the 'Hibernia' ready to make history in 1912.
Float-equipped
Short S.38 in flight.
Short No. 1 biplane at Eastchurch, 1908.
J T C Moore-Brabazon flying a Short No.2 biplane in 1909.
Short S.32 (also known as the Short School Biplane) at Hendon, 1915.
An Eastchurch school S.38.
Short S.27 built at Eastchurch to the order of Cecil Grace.