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Vendome monoplane

Страна: Франция

Год: 1913

Vendome - Type Militaire - 1912 - Франция<– –>Vendome - biplane - 1916 - Франция


L.Opdyke French Aeroplanes Before the Great War (Schiffer)


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Журнал Flight


Flight, January 17, 1914.

FOREIGN AVIATION NEWS.

Gibert Lands on a Roof.

  AFTER a long rest Gibert has returned to aviation, but his return was inauspicious. On the 8th, he went up at Issy on a Vendome monoplane, and on getting to a height of 500 metres flew round the Eiffel Tower. Soon after he commenced a vol plane, and seemingly miscalculated the rate of descent. When about thirty metres from the ground he switched on, but the motor refused to start, and the machine crashed on to the roof of a tile-works. Surprisingly little damage was done to roof and machine, whilst the pilot was unhurt.

L.Opdyke - French Aeroplanes Before the Great War /Schiffer/
The 1914 Vendome with wing cut-outs.
Jane's All The World Aircraft 1919 /Jane's/
A Vendome Monoplane, used for School Work in the Spanish Army.
Журнал - Flight за 1914 г.
Gibert's monoplane after his landing on the roof of some sheds near Paris. Note how, under the circumstances, comparatively little damage of any sort was done, either to the building or the machine.