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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

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

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

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