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The A.B.C. "Robin" (British) : a single-seat cabin monoplane
Report discussing the A.B.C. Motors Robin, a single-seat monoplane that was built for pilot comfort, speed, and fuel efficiency. Information about the structural design, dimensions, weight, performance, and rough blueprints is included.
The A. B. Flygindustri "K 37" (Swedish Junkers) : a low-wing all-metal military airplane
Report discusses the characteristics of the K 37 all-metal long-wing monoplane and its use for long-distance scouting, as a day bomber, and as a heavy fighting airplane. Its engines, climbing capacity, action radius, bombing installation, fuselage, controls, and landing gear are explored in depth.
The A.N.E.C. IV "Missel Thrush" light airplane
A product of the Air Navigation Engineering Co., the Missel Thrush is a light airplane suitable for private ownership. It is a two seat tractor fuselage biplane with single I interplane struts designed by J. Bewsher.
Albatros commercial Airplane L 73
The Albatros was a two engine commercial biplane carrying 2 pilots, eight passengers, and 160 KG of baggage. The framework is metal, the wings having plywood and fabric over the steel tubing. The L 73 was the first 2 engine biplane to be made in Germany.
The Albatros L 72A : a German newspaper carrier with slotted wings
The Albatros 72A is a normal tractor biplane specifically designed to deliver newspapers by dropping them overboard in bundles for ground transport to pick up. It has a 42 ft. wingspan, and a 220 HP B.M.W. engine.
Albert TE-1 training airplane
The TE-1 is designed for the economical training of pilots and is a single seat parasol cantilever monoplane. It is nearly entirely made of wood, using a 40 HP. air-cooled Salmson A.D. 9 engine, and weighs 255 kg empty.
Albessard "Triavion" Airplane (French) : A Two-Seat Tandem Monoplane
Autostability is the watchword of this tandem monoplane. The tandem design causes a natural flat flight pattern. It can also land and take off from very short runways.
All-metal Junkers airplane, type F 13
No Description Available.
The Amiot S.E.C.M. 110 C.1 : a single-seat pursuit monoplane
No Description Available.
The Armstrong-Whitworth "Argosy" : the latest three-engined commercial airplane
Describes the utility of multi-engine aircraft with special regard to the Argosy, which will seat up to 20 passengers and who's engines turn out nearly 1200 HP. The Argosy had a top speed of 110 MPH, and a range of 400 miles.
The Armstrong Whitworth "Starling" (British) : (single seat fighter)
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Avia pursuit airplane B.H. 21
Built by the 'Czecho-Slovakian' aircraft factory, AVIA, the B.H. 21, has a top speed of 250 MPH, and carries 120 kg of gasoline and 20 kg of oil, giving it a radius of action of 600-650 km. It is equipped with a Hispano-Suiza engine capable of 300 HP.
Avimeta three-engine commercial monoplane : type A.V.M. 132
This is an all metal aircraft, including the wing coverings. Both the framework and the sheet-metal coverings are Alferium, made by Schneider Co.
The Avro "Avian" Airplane : 65 HP. Armstrong-Siddeley "Genet" engine
The Avro Avian, designed by Mr. Chadwick of A.V. Roe & Co., Ltd. has a very low structural weight (estimated at 750 lbs. empty) but with sufficient structural integrity to be eligible of an "Aerobatics" certificate from the British Air Ministry. It can be configured as a monoplane, or a biplane with seaplane floats. It is designed for economical production.
The Avro "Avian III" Airplane (British)
The Avro Avian has a lift capacity of 828 lbs (including pilot). It is equipped with the Mark II A.D.C. Cirrus engine.
The Avro "Gosport," 504 R : a new training airplane
No Description Available.
The Bernard 20 C.1 (French) : a single-seat pursuit monoplane
No Description Available.
The Blackburn "Bluebird" Mark IV (British) all-metal biplane
No Description Available.
The Blackburn "Bluebird" "two-seat training and sport airplane
The Bluebird is a two seat, side by side biplane, designed primarily for training and pleasure flying.
The Blackburn "Sprat": A Training Airplane Convertible into Landplane or Seaplane
The Sprat is similar the Blackburn Swift and Dart models but is designed as a trainer. It is powered with a smaller 275 HP Rolls-Royce Falcon engine. It is a 2 seat biplane with equal sized upper and lower wings. It can quickly convert from a land to a seaplane.
Bleriot combat monoplane 127 (French)
The 127 is a cantilever monoplane without external bracing. It is designed to accompany and protect bombardment and observation aircraft.
Bleriot-Spad 91 Airplane (French) : pursuit single-seater, type "Jockey"
This aircraft has announced a speed of 270 km per hour at 4000 m. It is of all metal construction.
The Boeing mail airplane
The Boeing Mail Airplane is a biplane with cloth covered wings of wood and wire construction, a top speed of 130 MPH, and a fuel capacity of 100 gallons in two tanks.
The Boulton and Paul "Bugle" airplane : day bomber
The Bugle is a twin engine tractor biplane. It features two Jupiter engines and oleo-pneumatic landing gear. Its maximum speed is 120 MPH.
The Boulton and Paul "Partridge" (British) : all-metal single-seat fighter
The Partridge is a tractor biplane of orthodox design. It has a single supercharged Jupiter VII engine.
The Boulton and Paul "Sidestrand I" bomber airplane (British)
The Sidestrand I is a twin engine bomber that has gone into production for Royal Air Force Squadrons. It seats three, and can carry a load in excess of 3500 lbs.
The Bristol "Badminton" Airplane
The Bristol Badminton, Type 99 airplane has a radial aircooled engine (a Bristol Jupiter 9 cylinder 450 HP.) and three fuel tanks. It is a single seat biplane weighing 1,840 lbs. empty and 2,460 lbs. loaded.
The Bristol "Bulldog" (British): A Single-Seat All-Steel Fighter
No Description Available.
The C.A.M.S. 54 G.R. transatlantic seaplane (French)
Tested at the end of March, 1928, the C.A.M.S. 54 G.R. was built for the purpose of crossing the Atlantic from Europe by way of the azores. It has a biplane construction with wings mounted above the hull. It is powered by two new series 500 HP. geared Hispano Suiza V type engines.
Caproni airplane Ca 73 (commercial) and Ca 73 ter (military)
The Caproni 73 is a biplane with medium thick wings, a rigid central section, and with each lateral extension forming a single cell and is powered by two 500 Isotta Fraschini "Asso" Engines.
The Caproni monoplanes "Ca 97" Italian
The Ca 97 is constructed with wings half overhung, a large fuselage, all metal construction, and can be configured with 1 to 3 engines.
Combat and bombing airplane, Amiot 120 B 3
The Amiot 120 B 3 is designed as a French combat aircraft. It can accept a variety of engines, and is equipped with 2 machine guns as well as specialized bomb sights and other combat equipment.
The De Havilland 61 "Canberra" (British) : a 6-8 passenger airplane
Made for an Australian buyer, the Canberra is capable of carrying a payload of 1900 lbs. with a top speed of 126 M.P.H. At 105-110 M.P.H. it has a range of about 475 miles. It has a single Jupiter VI engine.
The De Havilland D.H. 75 "Hawk Moth" (British): Cabin Monoplane
The Hawk Moth is designed as a passenger aircraft with comfort in mind. It seats 4. The tail is of metal construction, while the wings are of wood. It has a total loaded weight of 3500 lbs.
The De Havilland "Moth"
Officially designated D.H. 60, De Havilland's Moth is a small, simply made, 770 lb. aircraft. It has had it's fittings reduced in number to assist in this, seats 2 (including pilot) and uses a Cirrus 60 HP. engine.
The De Havilland "Tiger Moth"a low wing monoplane
With a speed of 186.5 M.P.H. and an operational altitude of 20,000 feet the De Havilland Tiger Moth has caused comment as it was introduced just before the King's Cup race of 1927. It is a single seater with unusual control configuration due to the cramped cockpit area.
The "Dornier Mercury" commercial airplane with B.M.W. VI 600 HP. engine
The Dornier Mercury (Merkur) is an outgrowth of the Dornier Komet. It is designed as a passenger aircraft with the Alpine routes in mind. Its fuselage is made of steel for high stressed parts and duraluminum for all others. It can also be outfitted as a seaplane.
Dornier "Superwal" commercial seaplane with : two Rolls-Royce "Condor" 600 HP. engines
In November 1926, an exhibition flight of the Dornier giant flying boat was made for 3/4 of an hour. It was a larger version of the Dornier Wal, with a stepped hull, and wing stubs for lateral stability. It has a range of 1200 miles and is outfitted for baggage and 8 passengers.
Dyle and Bacalan metal monoplane, D.B. 10 : night bomber - equipped with two 420 HP. Jupiter engines
The D.B. 10 is manufactured of duraluminum and special high resistance steel. It can be used as a passenger aircraft or as a bomber.
The Fairchild "all-purpose" cabin monoplane
The Fairchild "all-purpose" is a 4 seater with a large luggage compartment, good visibility, and can be configured for surveying work. It is rated at 200 HP. at 1800 R.P.M., but can deliver over 220 HP.
The Fairey III.F (British): a General Purpose Biplane
No Description Available.
The Farman Commercial Airplane "Jabiru."
No Description Available.
Farman Monoplane F.170 : Commercial Airplane with One 500 HP. Farman Engine
The F.170's engine has won world endurance tests in 1924 and in 1925. It has a semi-thick wing, rigidly braced by oblique struts. This wing is embedded in the top of the fuselage and measures 16.1 by 3.6 meters. The F.170 has a passenger compartment seating eight.
Farman two-engine commercial biplane F.180 (French)
The F180 was designed for reliable long distance travel in stages of 500, 1000, 1500 km, carrying loads of 2500, 2000, and 1500 kg respectively. At maximum load it can carry 20 passengers.
Fiat C.R. 20 pursuit airplane
The Fiat C.R. 20 has an all metal frame covered with fireproof fabric, except for the area near the engines, which is covered in duraluminum. It is armed with 4 machine guns and is capable of 280 KPH.
Focke-Wulf A 17 commercial airplane "Mowe" (German)
The Mowe is equipped with a 420 H.P. Jupiter engine and can be configured to carry up to 10 passengers.
The Focke Wulf F.19 "ENTE" tail first airplane
No Description Available.
The Focke-Wulf "G.L. 18" : twin-engine 150 HP. commercial airplane
A small commercial airplane, the Focke-Wulf G.L. 18 has two engines (75 HP. Junker). It is a monoplane and the engines are wing mounted.
The Fokker "Trimotor F VII" commercial transport monoplane
Directly developed from the single engined type F VII ten passenger monoplanes, The Fokker Trimotor closely follows the commercial aircraft that preceded it. It has three Wright Whirlwind air-cooled engines, rated at 200 HP each.
The Fokker "Universal" commercial airplane
Equipped with a Wright Whirlwind 200-230 H.P. Engine, the Universal can be configured with floats or wheels and seats 4-6 passengers.