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The new De Havilland commercial airplane : the D.H. 66 with three Bristol "Jupiter" engines

Description: The D.H. 66, constructed at Stag Lane Works of the De Haviland Aircraft Company built for Imperial Airways, Ltd. The fuselage has an all steel construction while the wings are made with box spars of wood and spruce ribs. It has a biplane tail and encloses the stabilizer trimming gear in a casing which serves to streamline the rear portion of the fuselage, but which is not part of the main structure. It weighs 9060 lbs. empty and 2500 lbs. after fueling with a total loaded weight of 14,700 lbs.
Date: July 1, 1926
Item Type: Report
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Farman Monoplane F.170 : Commercial Airplane with One 500 HP. Farman Engine

Description: 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.
Date: August 1, 1926
Creator: Serryer, J
Item Type: Report
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The Avro "Avian" Airplane : 65 HP. Armstrong-Siddeley "Genet" engine

Description: 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.
Date: October 1, 1926
Item Type: Report
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The Bristol "Badminton" Airplane

Description: 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.
Date: October 1, 1926
Item Type: Report
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The "Dornier Mercury" commercial airplane with B.M.W. VI 600 HP. engine

Description: 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.
Date: February 1, 1927
Item Type: Report
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The Parnall "Imp": A New British Light Airplane

Description: Harold Bolas, designer, wished the Imp to have two fundamental aims; simplicity and a good view. It is constructed without wire bracing.
Date: May 1, 1928
Item Type: Report
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The Avro "Avian III" Airplane (British)

Description: The Avro Avian has a lift capacity of 828 lbs (including pilot). It is equipped with the Mark II A.D.C. Cirrus engine.
Date: April 1, 1928
Item Type: Report
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Westland "Wapiti", British

Description: The Widgeon Wapiti is a military aircraft suitable for a variety of roles. It is a normal tow-bay wire-braced biplane and can be powered by a variety of the Bristol Jupiter series engines.
Date: September 1, 1928
Item Type: Report
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The Sikorsky Twin Engined Amphibian, Type S-38, Model 1928

Description: The S-38, model 28 is a nine passenger Sesquiplane powered by two Pratt and Whitney Wasp 410 HP engines and is intended for routes where the ability to take off and land from both land and water is essential.
Date: August 1, 1928
Item Type: Report
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