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Журнал - Flight за 1915 г.

A reminiscence of FLight-Commander S. V. Sippe, D.S.O. (whose marriage was announced on December 8th), on the Bristol scout at Brooklands Aerodrome in the days that are gone.
Various "Vee"-type undercarriages constructed of wood.
The D.H. 1. - A pusher two-seater with 70 h.p. Renault engine. Capt. de Havilland is in the pilot's seat.
Rear view of the Aircraft Co.'s new biplane.
Three-quarter rear view of the new Aircraft Co. biplane.
A three-quarter front view of the de Havilland machine in the air.
ANOTHER EVENING SCENE AT HENDON. - Mr. De Havilland on his De Havilland biplane.
A curious photograph showing M. Gilbert, the well-known French aviator, on his Morane-Saulnier "le Vengeur," taken from another French warplane, on June 17th last, 45 minutes before Gilbert made his attack against one of the enemy's Aviatik machines. Photograph reproduced by courtesy of I'Aerophile.
Captor and Captive. - A German L.V.G. biplane forced to descend by the French aviator, Adjudant N., who was flying the little fast single-seater Morane-Saulnier monoplane seen in the photograph beyond the German machine.
View from above of the Nieuport two-seater biplane, showing the hole in the top plane for the gunner when he wishes to fire in an upward or forward direction.
A fleet of avions at an air station "somewhere in France."
Transporting a German aeroplane (Fokker) by road.
A BATCH OF HOSTILE FLYERS. - Although the German Army is chiefly using machines of the biplane type, the monoplane has not been altogether banned, as will be seen from the accompanying photograph showing a batch of 15 Fokker monoplanes ready for their acceptance tests. That they are intended for military purposes is evident from the fact that they are all marked with the black cross on wings and rudder.
WOUNDED FLYER. - Squadron-Commander Briggs' Avro biplane, captured by the Germans at Friedrichshafen. Note the bullet holes In the fuselage.
Various types of single-skid undercarriages.
A 100 h. p. Vickers gun 'bus, reproduced from a photo, taken somewhere on earth by a reader of "FLIGHT."
Mr. J. A. Whitehead has been "hustling" at his Richmond factory in connection with the Whitehead Aircraft Co. and the building of aeroplanes, a notice of the christening of the first offspring - "Helene" - being given in "FLIGHT" recently. Above are two postcards of a series which Mr. Whitehead is issuing. On the left is Mr. Whitehead himself in the machine with his little child, and on the right is a snap of the first machine in the factory, with some of the work-people who are associated with the Company.
A snap on Folkestone Leas last February, after tbe return of the warplane from a scouting expedition during which the pilot had sighted an enemy submarine. Note the broken wing and propeller.
A model oi a B.E. made by a Scotch reader, Mr. Jamies Ditthie.
SCALE MODEL. - A B.E. made by Mr. G. Stuart-Bell.
A Blackburn-built B.E. C 2 machine in flight at Hendon.
NECK AND NECK PAST THE ENCLOSURES AT HENDON. - Mr. J. H. Moore on his biplane, and Blackburn BE.2c.
Mr. J. H. Moore flying at Hendon Aerodrome on his biplane. On the ground a Blackburn B.E.2C just landed.
The First Lord of the Admiralty is interested in one of the B.E's.
Behind the firing line in France, with a B.E. 2c passing over. From an original drawing by Roderic Hill, who has been invalided home from the trenches, after having been wounded on Hill 70.
Three-quarter view from behind of one of the latest fighting biplanes used by the French Aviation Corps. This machine is not, as might be supposed, a Voisin, but a Breguet fighting biplane of the engine-bebind type. The gunner, it will be noticed, sits behind the pilot. Below the nacelle may, be seen the bomb-dropping device. The engine is a Salmson-Canton Unne.
A captured French Voisin biplane being used by the Germans for school work.
Nacelle of the Voisfn fighting biplane. Note the bomb-dropping arrangement on the side.
Photograph reproduced from Flugsport showing how the Hotchkiss gun is mounted above the head of the pilot in the Voisin biplane.
A Unique Atterrissage. - A Bleriot come to rest on the upper wing of a Voisin biplane. The occupants of both machines were none the worse for this little incident.
A French Voisin brought down by the Germans in Breisgau. The French officers managed to set fire to the machine before being captured.
TROPHIES OF WAR. - 4. Nacelle of a captured French Voisin biplane.
THE VOISIN BIPLANE. - Plan, side and front elevation to scale.
From Above. - Pekin, taken from one of the twenty Caudron biplanes of the Chinese Aviation Corps purchased before the present war. China is now securing further aeroplanes from the United States. - (By courtesy of Flying, U.S.A.)
Various types of double skid undercarriages.
The twin-engined Caudron from in front.
Side view of the twin-engined Caudron.
Three-quarter view from in Front of the twin-engined Caudron.
Three-quarter view from the rear of the twin-engined Caudron.
A snap somewhere "over there" from a Caudron biplane at a height of 2,000 feet. The machine in mid-air below is Louis Noel's Maurice Farman.
A fleet of avions at an air station "somewhere in France."
An excellent demonstration of the advantage of twin-engined machines. A Caudron biplane somewhat severely "strafed" by German shell fire.
A fleet of avions at an air station "somewhere in France."
THINNING THE GERMAN AIR FLEET. - The attack in the early morning, by Flight Sub-Lieutenant J. Warneford, V.C., piloting a Morane "parasol," on the Zeppelin airship, near Ghent, on June 7th. For the achievement Lieutenant Warneford was awarded by the King in record time after the deed.
WOUNDED FLYER. - A Henry Farman biplane brought down by shell fire.
Various types of double skid undercarriages.
A snap somewhere "over there" from a Caudron biplane at a height of 2,000 feet. The machine in mid-air below is Louis Noel's Maurice Farman.
A fleet of avions at an air station "somewhere in France."
Various types of double skid undercarriages.
ANOTHER "PRISONER OF WAR." - A German Albatros scout which was forced to appears to descend, but which have almost entirely escaped damage by our shells.
Three-quarter rear view of the Albatros biplane.
Side view of the captured Albatros biplane.
Three-quarter front view of the captured Albatros biplane.
Chassis and engine of the Albatros two-seater reconnaissance biplane.
The smaller Mercedes engine, rated at 128 h.p., on the Albatros two-seater reconnaissance biplane on the Horse Guards Parade.
SOME NEW GERMAN MILITARY MACHINES. - A very marked tendency towards the standardisation of the Albatros and L.V.G, type of biplane will be noticed. An exception is the Fokker biplane with a rotary engine, evidently designed for scouting purposes. The Hanuschke monoplane, to put it mildly, haa a strong family resemblance to the Morane-Saulnier.
Sketch showing the very complete set of instruments carried on the captured German Albatros reconnaissance biplane.
The compass has been mounted in a somewhat unusual fashion on the Albatros biplane, as shown in the sketch. It is placed in the inner portion of the top plane, where it can be seen by both pilot and observer.
In one of the captured Albatros biplanes the petrol service tank is mounted on top of the upper plane. As will be seen from the sketch, it is fitted with the usual gauge for indicating the amount of petrol in the tank.
Inspection door for the aileron cable pulley on the Albatros biplane.
The bracing cables of the captured Albatros biplanes are held together by the neat little clips shown in the accompanying sketch. In earlier models of these and other German machines small slotted rubber or fibre balls were used for this purpose.
Rudder and elevator crank levers of the Albatros biplane.
Sketch showing how lower wing spars are attached to the body of the captured Albatros biplane.
FUSELAGE ECONOMY. - Four members of the Albatros family, all of which are fitted with the same size fuselage. In this manner three different types of land machines can be provided simply by substituting wings of various sizes, whilst the larger size machine is turned into a seaplane by fitting floats instead of the usual undercarriage.
THE CAPTURED ALBATROS BIPLANE. - Plan, side and front elevations to scale.
Three-quarter rear view of the Albatros fighting biplane.
One of the German trophies of war that have been on view for the past week at the Horse Guards' Parade. An Albatros biplane (Mercedes engine) which has been rather severely "strafed" by our boys at the front.
Three-quarter front view of the captured Albatros biplane.
Engine and chassis of the captured Albatros fighting biplane.
The 160 h.p. Mercedes engine on the captured German Albatros fighting biplane, on view at the Horse Guards Parade.
Turntable and gun mounting on the Albatros fighting biplane.
The swivelling mounting for the gun on the captured Albatros biplane.
The petrol service tank is mounted underneath the top plane in the Albatros fighting biplane,
Sketch showing how propeller is locked on its shaft in the Albatros fighting biplane.
Two of the ply-wood engine bearers on the Albatros biplane.
Detail of Albatros fuselage construction.
Attachment of lower plane to body of the Albatros fighting biplane.
Inter-plane strut joint on the Albatros fighting biplane.
The hand-operated claw brake fitted on all Albatros biplanes.
An aileron with its crank lever on the Albatros biplane.
THE CAPTURED ALBATROS FIGHTING BIPLANE. - Plan, front and side elevations to scale.
Captor and Captive. - A German L.V.G. biplane forced to descend by the French aviator, Adjudant N., who was flying the little fast single-seater Morane-Saulnier monoplane seen in the photograph beyond the German machine.
WINGED. - A German Taube in the tree tops.
The evolution of the Etrich Taube.
Various types of double skid undercarriages.
The finish of an hour's Admiralty test. Mr. Hawker returning to Hendon on a Sopwith tractor.
Various "Vee"-type undercarriages constructed of wood.
A Gabardini monoplane with 80 h.p. Italian-built Gnome engine.
The sheds and machines at the Gabardini aerodrome at Cameri (Novara).
Photograph showing a portion of a wrecked hangar at Rheims and the remains of an old Dep. monoplane.
Various French undercarriages.
FROM ABOVE. - The Lawns, Hove, from the snap taken by Mr. Clarence Winchester from Mr. Eric Pasbley's biplane last year.
A Morane-Saulnier rounding Pylon I at Hendon, as flown by Mr. W. L. Brock at Hendon Aerodrome during last season.
Two views of Mr. W. J. Clark's Morane-Saulnier scale model.
Various undercarriages of the "Vee" type.
TROPHIES OF WAR. - 1. Fuselage of a Russian monoplane (Nieuport) brought down by the Germans. 2. The remains of a Russian Nieuport. 3. Wreck of a Russian aeroplane being carted away by Germans. 4. Nacelle of a captured French Voisin biplane.
Mr. Richards' scale model Nieuport.
Three-quarter front view of the Lloyd biplane.
Three-quarter rear view, from above, of the Lloyd biplane.
The Lloyd biplane as seen from below.
Plan, front and side elevation to scale of the Lloyd biplane.
Mr. Astor's Burgess-Dunne leaving the water.
Mr. Vincent Astor's Burgess-Dunne seaplane in flight over Marblehead Bay.
WATERPLANE SPORT IN AMERICA. The floating hangar which houses Mr. Astor's Burgess-Dunne seaplane.
Hoisting Mr. Astor's Burgess-Dunne seaplane into its floating hangar.
ONE OF THE U.S.A. GOVERNMENT BURGESS-DUNNE SEAPLANES. - This machine is somewhat smaller and faster than its predecessors. It has a Curtlss OX 100 h.p. motor, and the planes, which are staggered, fold together when dismantled.
The latest Sloane Military Tractor Biplane. - This machine differs, apart from details, from that described in our issue for May 21st, in the three-wheel landing carriage, the vertical tail fin, and the fitting of a 90 h.p. water-cooled Kirkham engine.
Three-quarter view from the front of the Thomas military tractor biplane.
View of the fuselage of the Thomas military tractor biplane, showing engine mounting, seating arrangement, and chassis.
FROM THE ITHACA WORKS OF THOMAS BROTHERS AEROPLANE CO. - 1. Fuselage of a Thomas military tractor. 2. A batch of Thomas fuselages ready for the wings. 3. Fuselages ready for shipment. 4. Thomas military tractor going through preliminary tests at the Ithaca flying ground.
One of the latest Thomas military biplanes, with 90 h.p. Curtiss engine, just off for a trial spin at Ithaca. Incidentally, this view gives an idea of the splendid facilities possessed by the Thomas Brothers at Ithaca. They have two large aerodromes beside Lake Cayuga, one being reserved for testing new machines and the other for the flying school, while for flying-boat work, Lake Cayuga, which is 40 miles long and four miles wide, is available. The hills seen in the distance are at the other side of the lake.
CANADIANS LEARN TO FLY IN THE UNITED STATES. - So many Canadians are desirous of learning to operate aeroplanes for war service that the aviation schools in Canada cannot accommodate all of them. Many are being instructed in the United States. The above group, photographed in front of a Thomas warplane at Ithaca, N.Y., includes (left to right) Frank McGill, 100-yard and 1-mile Canadian swimming champion; George Hodgson, 100-yard Olympic swimming champion; Frank Burn side, the instructor in aviation at the Thomas School; Phillip Fisher and Hugh Peck.
The Thomas military tractor in flight.
THE THOMAS MILITARY BIPLANE. - Plan, side and front elevation.
Three-quarter front view of the Thomas flying boat.
Three-quarter rear view of the Thomas flying boat.
The Thomas flying boat over Lake Cayuga. - The pilot is holding his hands above his head to show the stability of the machine.
Front view of the new Thomas flying boat.
Three-quarter rear view of the new Thomas flying boat.
Front portion of the hull and engine mounting on the new Thomas flying boat.
Miss Katherine Stinson on an exhibition flight on her Wright biplane in America.
Stormy air-work by Mr. Roche-Kelly on a Beatty-Wright at Hendon.
LATE EVENING AT HENDON. A SUNSET AND CLOUD STUDY. - Mr. C B. Prodger on a Beatty Wright machine.
"FLYING AT HENDON," AS SEEN FROM ABOVE. - Mr. Roche-Kelly on the Beatty-Wright, taken from Mr. Prodger's Beatty-Wright.
CIRCLING AT HENDON. - Mr. Marcos D. Manton in the G.-W. Scout. In the distance one of the Beatty-Wright.
AT THE BEATTY SCHOOL, HENDON. - Mr. Roche-Kelly on a Beatty-Wright "jumping" over a similar machine on the ground.
Two views of the new Beatty Wright biplane, which is now becoming very popular as a brevet machine.
Misses Marjorie C. and Katherine Stinson, two American pilots. The former is aged 18, the latter 20, and both fly Wright machines. Miss Katherine Stinson has been flying for a long time past, her sister joining her last year, and they are continually giving demonstrations in the United States.
A batch of pupils and instructors (60 h.p. Wright) at the Beatty School, Hendon. - From left to right: (back row) Messrs. Fox, Hoskier, Crossman, Eaton, Lieut. Ross, Prodger (instructor), Arbon, Theo and Delves; (front row) Messrs. Jones, Kenworthy (Instructor) and King.
THE COUNTRY, AS SEEN FROM AN AEROPLANE. - View of Mill Hill, at an altitude of 1,000 ft. from a 50 h.p. Gnome-engined Wright biplane. From a sketch actually made during the flight by the artist, Mr. Roderic Hill. Below can be seen the town of Mill Hill and the Midland Railway curving away into the distance. Mr. Roche-Kelly, the very popular exponent of the graceful Wright machine, was Mr. Roderic Hill's pilot.
Various types of single-skid undercarriages.
The evolution of the Etrich Taube.
TUITION BY MOONLIGHT. - From the original drawing by C. Fleming Williams. This charming picture depicts Mr. Rowland Ding of the Seaplane School, Windermere, giving lessons by moonlight over Lake Windermere - work unique to this special school.
IN THE SPORTING AND RACE DAYS AT HENDON DURING LAST YEAR. - Mr. Pierre Verrier rounding a pylon during a heat.
AT THE RAILWAY END OF THE HENDON AERODROME. - A last season's snap, showing Pierre Verrier rounding No. 2 pylon on a Maurice Farman.
WHEN THE PUBLIC USED TO GATHER AT HENDON. - A reminiscence of Flight Commander Claude Grahame-White on a Maurlce-Farman biplane.
Mr. F. W. Merriam with a pupil on a Maurice Farman, coming in over the sheds at Hendon.
A Maurice Farman biplane captured by the Germans.
Various French undercarriages.
Another reminiscence of the late Second Lieut. Pegoud. - Pegoud, in September, 1913, starting a Bleriot belonging to M. Bleriot at Hardelot, where the famous builder of these aeroplanes has a villa.
Reminiscences of the late Second Lieut. Pegoud. - Pegoud just making his start for Paris in his Bleriot, September, 1913.
Lieut. Gran transporting his Bleriot by road in the Arctic regions of Norway. - The driver is typical of that part of the country.
Lieut. Gran on board the steamer with his Bleriot at the moment of crossing the Arctic circle.
A snap in 70 degs. N. latitude of Lieut. Gran, taken by his passenger at an altitude of 3,000 feet. The machine is one of the Norwegian Royal Flying Corps' two-seater Bleriots, named Nordsjoen (North Sea).
A Unique Atterrissage. - A Bleriot come to rest on the upper wing of a Voisin biplane. The occupants of both machines were none the worse for this little incident.
A scale model Bleriot built by Mr. O. A. Woad, of South Dunedin, New Zealand.
Various French undercarriages.
FLYING OVER THE PROMENADE AT CAPE TOWN. - A reminiscence of the work in South Africa of Mr. Compton Paterson.
The new Hall School biplane, Caudron type, at Hendon, under the mantle of winter.
SILHOUETTED AGAINST THE CLOUDED SUN. - A beautiful snap at Hendon Aerodrome last year of Rene Desoutter on a Caudron biplane.
Mr. A. W. Jones' Caudron biplane in flight in North Queensland. This.was the first aeroplane to fly in Caions.
Mr. Delfosse Badgery flying his 45 h.p. Anzani-Caudron-type biplane at Elwick Racecourse, Hobart, Tasmania.
Mr. J. Lloyd Williams, who took his ticket at the Hall Flying School, Hendon, in 163 mins.' actual training time spread over 13 days.
A recent photograph of a number of pupils and machines of the Hall Flying School, Hendon. Mr. Hall is standing in front of machine No. 4, on right of propeller.
Mr. A. W. Jones' machine in trouble in the wilds in North Queensland.
AT THE N.A.C. SCHOOL ON LAKE WINDERMERE. - Two of the machines in use for pupils. Left: The N.A.C. 80 h.p. Gnome biplane just "off"; and, in the foreground, the 100 h.p. Anzani-Blackburn monoplane.
Mr. D. S. C. Macaskie, who has recently obtained his certificate at the Northern Aircraft Company's school, Bowness, Lake Windermere.
Various types of single-skid undercarriages.
Various types of double skid undercarriages.
HENDON 1915 SEASON OPENS. - Mr. Barrs leading in the Six Laps Race, which he won.
Various undercarriages of the "Vee" type.
UNSHIPPING AN 80 H.P. NIEUPORT SEAPLANE AT PORT SAID. - 1. General Maxwell and Admiral Pielse watching the operations from ashore. 2, 3 and 4. In process of swinging the Nieuport from the cruiser "Doris." 5. At rest on the sea. 6. Getting away.
HENDON 1915 SEASON OPENS. - The new Grahame-White "pusher" in flight.
A PEACEFUL EVENING BEFORE THE WAR. - Another beautiful sunset at Hendon, with an Avro passing at speed.
Various types of single-skid undercarriages.
Various types of double skid undercarriages.
Various "Vee"-type undercarriages constructed of wood.
On the left a view from above of the Rumpler aeropiane works at Johannisthal, Berlin, and on the right a view of the erecting shop.
The waterplane of the Northern Aircraft Co. at their school on Lake Windermere. N.A.C. Avro.
A contingent of the Queen's Surreys, at Hendon, testing the holding capacity of the Grahame-White "char-a-bancs." M. Osipenko, the Russian pilot, is in the pilot's seat.
A REMEMBRANCE OF HENDON BEFORE THE WAR. - A trio in the air. Note on the five-seater the men being carried on the wing tips.
Mr. Osipenko on the Graliame-White 5-seater passenger-carrying 'bus at Hendon.
The end of a fine vol plane by Mr. J. S. B. Winter, with a passsnger, at Hendon, on the Grahame-White school 'bus.
A brilliant day brought a goodly gathering of visitors to Hendon on a recent Sunday, and tables for al fresco teas were in great demand. Our photo, shows the scene during the afternoon.
AT EVENTIDE WHEN THE BIRDS COME TO ROOST. - A cloud study at Hendon.
AT HENDON - A STRANGER MAKES A "COURTESY" CALL. - The machines in the air are: top, Vickers scout flown by Mr. Harold Barnwell; and below, a Grahame-White biplane. Inset at the top, left, is the Vickers scout witl its chassis heavenwards, during one of the loops which it made upon its "courtesy" call at Hendon, and to which reference was made in "Eddies" and Hendon Notes last week.
After Work, Recreation. - Mr. Marcus D. Manton about to take a wounded soldier for a trip in the air at Hendon. Note the comrade who is wishing him a melo-dramatic farewell.
KEEPING COOL. - Mr. M. D. Manton was making passenger flights at Hendon in his shirt sleeves during the heat last Saturday.
THE COUNTRY, AS SEEN FROM AN AEROPLANE. - View of Hendon Aerodrome from a 50 h.p. Grabame-White biplane, piloted by Mr. Winter, at an altitude of 400 ft. From a sketch actually made during the flight by the artist, Mr. Roderic Hill. In the distance is the Midland Railway and Hendon Hill, surmounted by the church. The elevator of the machine is seen in front right across the picture.
Various undercarriages of the "Vee" type.
HENDON 1915 SEASON OPENS. - Mr. Graham flying "Lizzie" in half a gale of wind on Good Friday. Mr. Graham was the only one to make a high flight.
The man who bought and files "Lizzie," Mr. C. A. Graham.
Various types of single-skid undercarriages.
Various "Vee"-type undercarriages constructed of wood.
Various French undercarriages.
SOMEWHERE WITH THE GALLIPOLI EXPEDITION. - A British seaplane just after its return from a reconnaissance.
Various undercarriages of the "Vee" type.
Three-quarter front view of the 75 h.p. Benoist flying boat.
Three-quarter rear view of the 1915 75 h.p. Benoist flying boat.
The 1915 75 h. p. Benoist flying boat in flight.
THE 1915 75 H.P. BENOIST FLYING BOAT. - Plan, side and front elevations to scale.
SCALE MODEL. - An Avro scout made by Mr. S. Benington-Stoner.
Various undercarriages of the "Vee" type.
THE MOISANT TWO-SEATER MONOPLANE. - An interesting American machine, the general design of which, as regards the fuselage and planes, is similar to the Morane, while the under-carriage is of the Bleriot type, a combination which should prove extremely useful.
The Grahame-White tractor biplane which was originally designed for the seaplane circuit of Britain, and which has now been fitted with a chassis for use over land. It was flown by Mr. Manton - who is seen in the pilot's seat - a short time ago, and proved very fast. One or two minor alterations were, however, found to be desirable, and when these have been effected the machine will be out again.
CIRCLING AT HENDON. - Mr. Marcos D. Manton in the G.-W. Scout. In the distance one of the Beatty-Wright.
SOME OF THE PUPILS AT THE NORTHERN AIRCRAFT FLYING SCHOOL ON LAKE WINDERMERE. - ln the pilot's seat Mr. W. Rowland Ding, and from left to right, Prob. Flight Sub-Lieuts. Hume, Graham, Layer, Mr. Yates, Prob. Flight Sub-Lieuts. Permt, Hodges, Messrs. Part and Railton, Prob. Flight Sub-Lieut. Clifford, and Mr. Robinson.
The latest Curtiss biplane, of which we gave details in our issue of December 11th, in full flight. With a 90 h.p. Curtiss motor this machine is claimed to have a speed range of from 40 to 90 miles per hour.
A batch of Curtiss fuselages, in various stages of completion, at the Curtiss works at Buffalo, N.Y.
The new model R 2 at the Curtiss "Aerodrome," Buffalo, N . Y.
LANDING. - The 160 h.p. model R.2 Curtlss military tractor, which on its official test flight attained a speed of 90 m.p.h# and climbed to 8,200 feet in 26 minutes, with a load of 1,030 lbs., made up of four men, 4 hours' supply of petrol and oil, and sand to represent weight of bombs.
A short time ago reference was made in "Eddies" to the American height records established by the American pilot, Raymond V. Morris, on a Curtiss model R2 tractor biplane. The accompanying portrait of the pilot was taken by one of his passengers at an altitude of 8,000 ft.
A GERMAN "TORPEDO" MONOPLANE. - In spite of the fact that the German authorities have practically abandoned the monoplane type for active service, it appears that German designers are still experimenting with Eindeckers. The machine shown in the above photograph has evidently been designed for speed, judging from its excellent streamline body. The way in which the engine has been all but hidden away Inside the covering is, of course, the result of an attempt to reduce head resistance to a minimum, as is also the nose piece fitted over the boss of the propeller. Strangely enough, the undercarriage is not of the simple "Vee" type that is so much favoured by German designers. Note the symmetrical rudders and tall plane.
Three-quarter view, from the front, of the Rumpler-Taube monoplane.
Three-quarter view, from behind, of the Rumpler-Taube monoplane.
Side view of the Rumpler-Taube.
THE RUMPLER-TAUBE MONOPLANE. - Plan, side and Front elevations to scale.
The 50 h.p. Pontkowsky tractor biplane built by the Schaap-Sestak Aviation Co. of Chicago, and flown by Earl S. Daugherty.
The evolution of the Etrich Taube.
The evolution of the Etrich Taube.
The evolution of the Etrich Taube.
The evolution of the Etrich Taube.
THE 160 H.P. ARMOURED BLERIOT TWO-SEATER. - A three-quarter front view.
THE 160 H.P. ARMOURED BLERIOT TWO-SEATER. - A three-quarter rear view.
The A.E.G. flying boat starting for a flight.
The new German A.E.G. flying boat, built just before the commencement of the War.
View from underneath of the front portion of the boat, and rear view of step.
The ball and socket strut joint employed in the A.E.G. flying boat.
Sketch showing suspension of wing tip floats.
The Mann biplane, with the new landing chassis.
Mr. Rowland Ding just getting off on the Mann biplane.
Mr. A. E. Barrs returning on the Mann biplane at Hendon, after having taken her up to an altitude of 5,000 feet.
ON THE UPWARD GRADE AT HENDON. - A view from beneath of the Mann biplane.
Centre part of the Mann biplane showing the 125 h.p. Anzani engine, as seen from the front.
Mr. Rowland Ding in the pilot's seat of the Mann biplane, stowing the strengthened bracing of the propeller shaft.
Mr. A. E. Barrs, who is flying the Mann biplane at Hendon.
Two snapshots taken from the Mann biplane by Mr. A. E. Barrs at a height of 4,000 ft. - Left s Mr. Mann in the passenger's seat of his machine. Right: Part of the transmission gear on the "Mann" biplane.
The Mann biplane, after it had decided to stop.
An artist's impression of the incident to the Mann twin-propeller biplane at Hendon.
Three-quarter front view of B.F.W. seaplane.
Three-quarter rear view of B.F.W. seaplane.
Tail planes and float of B.F.W. seaplane.
View from below of one of the main floats of the B.F.W. seaplane.
Sketch showing cable attachment to inter-plane struts.
The trolley used for transporting the B.F.W. seaplane from its hangar down to the beach.
THE OTTO AIRCRAFT WORKS AT MUNICH. - On left the works, and on right a row of Otto biplanes ready for delivery. The person in the foreground is alleged to be the chief pilot and tester, and has possibly been so placed as suggestive of the lifting power of the Otto machines.
TWO VIEWS OF THE OTTO ALL-STEEL FUSELAGES. - On the right, the nose of the body and chassis of the machine fitted with a stationary engine, and on the left the nose of the biplane with a rotary motor.
THE BEACHEY MONOPLANE. - Three-quarter view from the front.
THE BEACHEY MONOPLANE. - A main rib, showing the wing section and construction.
The Beachey Monoplane. - Section of one of the steel struts.
The Beachey Monoplane. - The steel engine mounting.
THE BEACHEY MONOPLANE. - Plan, side, and front elevation to scale.
Maximilian Scmitt Monoplane.
The "Reo" biplane which has just been completed, and is now ready to be tested at Hendon. The trial flights are expected to take place during the next few days.
The armoured Helnrich military tractor equipped with a 110 h.p. Gyro motor.
Three-quarter view from the rear of the Heinrich military tractor biplane.
View showing the 110 h.p. Gyro engine mounted in the Heinrich military tractor biplane.
Diagram showing the wing section of the Heinrich military tractor biplane.
THE HEINRICH MILITARY TRACTOR BIPLANE. - PIan, side and front elevations to scale.
The new Gallaudet military tractor biplane.
The Gallaudet in flight.
THE SLOANE TRACTOR BIPLANE. - Three-quarter view from the front.
THE SLOANE TRACTOR BIPLANE. - Three-quarter view from behind.
THE SLOANE TRACTOR BIPLANE. - Plan, side and front elevations to scale.
Three-quarter front view of the Daugherty tractor biplane.
The Daugherty tractor biplane in flight at Long Beach.
Earl S. Daugherty in the pilot's seat of his tractor biplane.
Plan, front and side elevation to scale of the Daugherty tractor biplane.
THE LATEST TRACTOR BIPLANE AT THE HALL FLYING SCHOOL, HENDON. - Three-quarter view from the front.
The Hall biplane of 1914-1915 used Caudron wings.
THE LATEST TRACTOR BIPLANE AT THE HALL FLYING SCHOOL, HENDON. - Three-quarter view from the back.
A recent photograph of a number of pupils and machines of the Hall Flying School, Hendon. Mr. Hall is standing in front of machine No. 4, on right of propeller.
SOME NEW GERMAN MILITARY MACHINES. - A very marked tendency towards the standardisation of the Albatros and L.V.G, type of biplane will be noticed. An exception is the Fokker biplane with a rotary engine, evidently designed for scouting purposes. The Hanuschke monoplane, to put it mildly, haa a strong family resemblance to the Morane-Saulnier.
Two views of the 120 h.p. Jannus flying boat. - On the left, leaving the water; and on the right, in flight.
Plan, front and side elevation to scale of the Jannus 120 h.p. flying boat.
An American seaplane. - One of Glenn Martin's latest machines equipped with a 125 h. p. Hall-Scott 6-cyL motor. This seaplane is said to be capable of lifting a useful load of 1,000 lbs., and to bave a radius of action of 525 miles.
In a recent issue we published a photograph of one of the latest American seaplanes - the Glenn Martin. In the accompanying illustration is shown more clearly the wheel which is mounted on the main central float to prevent the machine from turning over on its nose when running up on the slipway after a flight.
Brigadier M. #. Franchomme, who has just taken his brevet at the London and Provincial School, Hendon. Brigadier Franchomme is a member of the Belgian King's Guides regiment, and is attached to the Royal Belgian Flying Corps. He was in charge of the Belgian armoured cars in Antwerp.
General Lewis Hall, C.B., who has just taken his Royal Aero Club ticket at the London and Provincial School, Hendon, on an L. and P. biplane. General Hall, whose age is 62, most certainly is an instance contradicting the generally accepted theory that flying is a young man's game.
Three-quarter front view of the L. and P. biplane.
The 35-40 h.p. Anzant engine on the L. and P. biplane.
AT EVENTIDE. - An advanced pupil of the London and Provincial School flying at sunset at Hendon.
The finish of a fine spiral vol plane by Mr. J. H. Moore at Hendon.
NECK AND NECK PAST THE ENCLOSURES AT HENDON. - Mr. J. H. Moore on his biplane, and Blackburn BE.2c.
Mr. J. H. Moore flying at Hendon Aerodrome on his biplane. On the ground a Blackburn B.E.2C just landed.
Sttut socket and warp cable pulleys on the L. and P. biplane.
The hinged joint of the top plane extensions on the L. and P. biplane.
THE L. AND P. BREVET BIPLANE. - Plan, side and front elevation to scale.
The Huntington tractor biplane in flight.
Side view of the 80 h.p. Huntington tractor biplane.
Three-quarter front view of the 80 h.p. Huntington tractor biplane.
THE HUNTINGTON TRACTOR BIPLANE. - Plan, side and front elevation to scale.
Side view of the 90 h.p. Mayo tractor biplane.
A view from the front of the 90 h.p. "Simplex" (Mayo), type A, reconnaissance tractor biplane.
Another view of the 90 h.p. "Simplex" (Mayo) reconnaissance tractor biplane.
The 90 h.p. Mayo tractor biplane in flight.
Two views of the 90 h.p. "Simplex" (Mavo) tractor biplane in flight. Below, just getting off with three passengers.
The partly assembled fuselage of the 90 h.p. "Simplex" (Mayo) tractor biplane. This view gives a good idea as to the substantial construction.
Constructional details of the 90 h.p. "Simplex" (Mayo) tractor biplane. - Left: Two control arms, as fitted to the elevators, ailerons and rudders. Right: The framework of one of the main planes. Note the cross struts for taking compression stresses.
THE 90 H.P. MAY0 TRACTOR BIPLANE. - Plan, side and front elevation to scale.
The Kalgoorlie Aero Syndicate's biplane on its nose in the bush after its forced landing through engine trouble.
The glider and some of the members of the Victoria Aero Club, Melbourne. - On the right, the glider in flight.
Miss Katherine Stinson at the wheel of her new tractor, in which she has been looping the loop at Chicago. Miss Stinson, it is claimed, is the first woman pilot to loop the loop.
AT HENDON - A STRANGER MAKES A "COURTESY" CALL. - The machines in the air are: top, Vickers scout flown by Mr. Harold Barnwell; and below, a Grahame-White biplane. Inset at the top, left, is the Vickers scout witl its chassis heavenwards, during one of the loops which it made upon its "courtesy" call at Hendon, and to which reference was made in "Eddies" and Hendon Notes last week.
Three-quarter front view of the Cordner monoplane No.2. The improved version of 1911-1912.
Three-quarter rear view of the Cordner monoplane.
Sketch showing peculiar wing design of the Cordner monoplane.
One of the reasons why Germany has available a number of high-powered machines. This photograph of the Euler Works at Frankfort was taken before the war, at a time when German constructors were building Government machines by dozens, and not receiving orders of ones and twos as our own constructors were doing at the time.
Fig. 1. - View of the first model Shaw flying boat in flight.
The 90 h.p. Johnson 2-stroke engine, in its cockpit, of the Shaw flying boat.
Fig. 2. - The Shaw Flying Boat. - The construction of the front spar and ribs.
Fig. 3. - The Shaw Flying Boat - The interplane strut socket and section of strut.
Fig. 4. - The Shaw Flying Boat. - Method of building up the hull.
THE SHAW FLYING BOAT. - Plan, side, and front elevation to scale.
Mr. Clarence Winchester, who has done considerable journalistic work in connection with aviation over the signature of "Ornis," and has just secured his pilot's certificate at the Pashley Flying School, Shoreham. In the passenger's seat is Mr. Winchester's wife, who is as keen on flying as her husband.
The new 50 h.p. Gnome-Caudron type biplane, built by the Ruffy-Baumann School of Flying, Hendon, and used for tuition and brevet purposes. The same firm are now constructing other machines of similar type of 50 and 60 h.p.
THE WELSH HARP RESERVOIR IN FLOOD AFTER THE RECENT RAINS. - A snapshot from the Ruffy-Baumann biplane at a height of 1,000 ft.
ABOVE HENDON AERODROME. - A snap from the Ruffy-Baumann biplane at 500 ft. above the flying ground. The road seen prominently in the photograph is part of Collindale Avenue.
Some of the pupils of the Ruffy-Baumann School of Flying and three of the machines at present in use. This number will shortly be increased as the Works are busy on the production of several biplanes.
"OFF FOR A SPIN." - The 100 h.p. Anzani-englned Blackburn monoplane of the Northern Aircraft Co. starting on a trip over Lake Windermere, with Mr. Rowland Ding at the helm and Lieut. Stubbs in the passenger's seat. October 1915.
AT THE N.A.C. SCHOOL ON LAKE WINDERMERE. - Two of the machines in use for pupils. Left: The N.A.C. 80 h.p. Gnome biplane just "off"; and, in the foreground, the 100 h.p. Anzani-Blackburn monoplane.
One of the latest Avlatlk biplanes, of which a considerable number are in use in the present war.
"FETCHED DOWN." A Fokker monoplane, of which the Germans employed a considerable number during the earlier part of the war. These machines are now mostly used for school work.
Three-quarter rear view of the captured Fokker monoplane.
Side view of the captured Fokker monoplane.
Three-quarter front view of the Fokker monoplane.
Undercarriage and engine housing of the Fokker monoplane.
The control lever of the Fokker monoplane.
The petrol "clock" on the Fokker monoplane.
Detail of shock-absorbing arrangement and step bracket on the Fokker monoplane.
Diagrammatic sketch of chassis.
Attachment of lift cables to chassis on the Fokker monoplane.
The Fokker monoplane with wings folded for transport.
Attachment of lift cables to main spars on the Fokker monoplane.
THE FOKKER MONOPLANE. - Plan, front and side elevations to scale.
Scale model by Eric L. Wright, one-sixteenth full size of the Wight seaplane, exhibited at the last Royal Aero Show at Olympia on Messrs. J. Samuel White and Co.'s stand.