Arsenalul Aeronautic Proto-1 / Proto-2
Страна: Румыния
Год: 1922

Retouched print, the only known photo of the Proto-1, the first aircraft designed at ‘Arsenalul Aeronauticii’
Proto-2, the first aeroplane of Romanian design to be manufactured in series
Major Protopopescu face-to-face with his own cartoon portrait painted on the all-white fuselage of a Proto trainer.
Rear view of the Romanian Proto-1 biplane
The ASTRA-Sesefski biplane (foreground) and the Proto-1 during “a trial of strength”
The first two Romanian-designed prototypes, the ASTRA-Sesefski (left) and the Proto-1, pictured during their evaluation period, 1923. Note the Romanian tricolour painted obliquely on the fin and rudder of the Sesefski. Both aircraft sport the FARR’s red-yellow-blue roundels.