Technical Report Archive and Image Library (TRAIL) - Browse

ABOUT BROWSE FEED

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
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Savoia Marchetti "S 64" Airplane

Description: The S 64 is a large monoplane with an aspect ratio of 7. It has a cantilever wing made of a single piece, entirely of wood. The wing has three spars with a covering of plywood. The engine is mounted high over the wing's center. It was designed for long distance transatlantic flights.
Date: August 1, 1928
Creator: Victor, Maurice
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Parnall "Pipit" (British) : A Single-Seat Ship's Fighter

Description: The Parnall Pipit is a single-seat ships fighter equipped with a Rolls Royce "F" type engine and armed with two synchronized Vickers guns. It can also be configured to carry bombs under the wings.
Date: August 1, 1929
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Heinkel commercial airplane, H.D. 40

Description: The H.D. 40 has a compound structure in which metal has been used at stress points. It is powered by one BMW IV 460 H.P. engine.
Date: December 1, 1927
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department