Fetters, A.H. Kite
Страна: США
Год: 1921

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THE"KITE"35 H.P. BIPLANE: This little American machine, designed by A. H. Fetters, Mechanical Engineer of the Union Pacific Ry. at Omaha, recently made a non-stop flight of 142 miles between Grand Island, Neb., and Omaha, in 1 hr 25 mins. During the flight the pilot, W. G. Kite, replenished the petrol tank from two spare cans - leaving the controls to do so - and filled up with oil by sitting on a rubber hot-water-bottle containing same which was connected up to the oil tank! The span of the "Kite" is 24 ft.; chord and gap, 3 ft. and 3 ft. 6 ins.; stagger 9 ins; wing section U.S.A., 4; weight with full load for above trip, 545 lbs.; engine, 35 h.p. Anzani; speed range, 24-90 m.p.h.