Aeroplane Monthly 1979-10
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D.Middleton - Airspeed's Silent Warhorse (1)
Планер Horsa Mk I с "полосами вторжения" на фюзеляже заходит на посадку. Между основными опорами шасси хорошо видна посадочная лыжа.
A fine Charles E. Brown study of a Horsa II on finals. The wheels not been released, so the central will not be needed.
The Horsa, DG597, in September 1941.
"Хорсы" выпускались с заводов в разобранном виде и монтировались непосредственно на аэродромах базирования.
The 30 component parts of a Horsa ready for assembly.
View of Airspeed-built Horsa II RN310, taken in August 1944.
A Horsa displays its enormous flap area in the 80° setting, which greatly reduced approach and landing distance. Photographed in July 1943, this aircraft was flying with the Heavy Glider Conversion Unit, KAF Netheravon, and had just made a training flight.
View of Airspeed-built Horsa II RN310, taken in August 1944.
The hinged nose of a Horsa II admits a jeep.
Airspeed A.S.51 Horsa