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Chauviere biplane

Страна: Франция

Год: 1909

Chassagny et Constantin - monoplane - 1910 - Франция<– –>Chauviere - monoplane - 1909 - Франция


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


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Журнал Flight


Flight, October 16, 1909

AEROPLANES AT THE PARIS SALON (FIRST INSTALMENT).

Penteado (Chauviere).

  Modified form of biplane so constructed that the two decks converge at the extremities. They are further so arranged that at the junction it is the trailing edge of the upper deck which connects with the leading edge of the lower deck; that is to say, the upper deck, instead of being directly over the lower deck, is a full chord in advance. The purpose served by this arrangement is not clear. In the centre there is a gap approximately equal to the chord, but towards the extremities it seems decks become more and more in tandem, and there is no evidence of any difference in the angle of incidence of the lower deck which would afford a compensating factor. It can hardly be said either that the system simplifies the construction to any appreciable extent, as might be supposed would be one of the objects in connecting the two decks in this way.
  Provision is made for warping the lower deck; at the rear is a tail comprising a rudder and an elevator. The engine, a 5-cyl. R.E.P., is in front and drives a tractor screw.

L.Opdyke - French Aeroplanes Before the Great War /Schiffer/
The "variable-lift" Chauviere No 2. The circular "propeller-hub" joints the wingtips would allow for warping the lower wings.
Журнал - Flight за 1909 г.
Penteado Machine at Paris Flight Show.
Журнал - Flight за 1909 г.
PARIS FLIGHT SALON. - View looking down the Grand Palais. The machines seen prominently in the stands are - on the right a Chauviere (makers of the famous propellers), a Vintlon helicoptere, and then two Bleriots; on the left side are a Dutheil-Chalmers biplane, a "W.L.D." monoplane, the Henriot monoplane, and two Antoinettes. Hanging from the roof is the gas-bag of one of the Zodiac dirigibles, and in the far distance the great yellow spherical balloon of the Continental Co.
Журнал - Flight за 1909 г.