Henson, Stringfellow Aerial Steam Carriage
Страна: Великобритания
Год: 1842

1842 год: аэроплан Хенсона Ariel был разработан для службы в Aerial Transit Company - первой попытки создать коммерческую авиакампанию.
The engraving of the July 4, 1868, issue of the Illustrated Times. John Stringfellow’s triplane is suspended on its wire, with a canvas sheet to arrest it in the distance. In the foreground on the left is William Gibson’s “aerial apparatus”. In the background, from left to right, are an assortment of kites, Duncan McPhail’s Aerial Steamship, Kaufmann’s model of his “Airmotive Engine” and George Ansell’s fish-shaped balloon. At bottom right is the car of Henson and Stringfellow’s Ariel model. Both of Stringfellow’s machines are incorrectly shown with shaft drives to their propellers.
Конструкция "Ариэля" У.Хенсона (без обшивки), который современники называли "воздушной каретой" или "воздушным паровозом". 1842г.