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Thiersch monoplane

Страна: Великобритания

Год: 1910

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M.Goodall, A.Tagg British Aircraft before the Great War (Schiffer)


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P.Lewis British Aircraft 1809-1914 (Putnam)


Thiersch Monoplane

  The Thiersch Monoplane was a single-seat tractor type built by Alexander Thiersch during 1910. The wings, which were constructed by Handley Page Ltd., were of triangular shape and carried elevating planes at their forward extremities. Successful flights were made at Erith Marshes on 26th May, 1910.


Журнал Flight


Flight, April 23, 1910

Mr. Thiersch at Erith.

  AFTER making several short flights with his new aeroplane over the Belvedere marshes, Erith, Mr. Thiersch made arrangements to make a long trial, but unfortunately one of the main wooden struts was smashed. This will necessitate the suspension of the experiments for several days.


Flight, April 23, 1910

Mr. Handley Page at Barking.

  SEVERAL short but successful flights were made by Mr. Handley Page on his monoplane at his flying grounds at Barking on the 26th ult., and Mr. Thiersch, who made a flight of three-quarters of a mile at Belvedere on the same day, used a machine which was built by Mr. Handley Page at Barking.

P.Lewis - British Aircraft 1809-1914 /Putnam/
MR. ALEXANDER THIERSCH'S EXPERIMENTAL MONOPLANE. - The planes have been constructed by Mr. Handley Page to the design of Mr. Thiersch. The propellers are of French make.
Thiersch monoplane was partly built by Handley Page and was tested on Erith Marshes in 1910.