Dornier Schneider Trophy 1924
Dornier - Schneider Trophy 1924 - 1925 - Германия
Страна: Германия
Год: 1925

A SCHNEIDER CUP CHALLENGER WHICH DID NOT MATERIALISE: These two photographs of a wind tunnel model have been sent to us by the Dornier Co. of Friedrichshafen, with the information that the Italian "Commissariato d'Aeronautica" stated that wind-tunnel tests On the model in 1924 indicated that the aerodynamic qualities of the machine were such as to give it an excellent chance in the Schneider Cup race. The actual machine was not constructed, however, as the subsidy granted by the Italian Government was insufficient to meet the expense entailed. In the model the wing bracing appears somewhat sketchy and the float shape, although probably of low air resistance, would appear open to criticism.