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Voisin Type 1 Militair

Страна: Франция

Год: 1911

Voisin - Canard - 1911 - Франция<– –>Voisin - Icare - 1912 - Франция


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


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Jane's All The World Aircraft 1913


VOISIN. Voisin Aeroplanes, Boulevard Gambetta, Issy le Molineux, (Seine). School: Mourmelon. Capital 1,000,000 francs. The oldest aeroplane firm in the world, founded by the Brothers Voisin in 1905. (See past editions).

Latest models are:

   Military Military
Model and date. biplane. Hydro-biplane. biplane.
   Model 1912. Model 1912. Model 1913.

Length......feet(m.) 37? (11.50) 36 (11) 32? (10)
Span........feet(m.) 55? (17) 43? (13.50) 45-1/3 (13.80)
Area....sq.feet(m?.) 387 (36) 376 (35) 398 (37)
Weight,
   total....lbs.(kgs) 1367 (620) 1212 (550) 1102 (500)
   useful...lbs.(kgs) 772 (350) 661 (300) 794 (360)
Motor..........h.p. 70 Renault 100 Gnome 80 Gnome
Speed,
   max....m.p.h.(km.) 62 (100) 62 (100) 65 (105)
   min....m.p.h.(km.) ... ... ...
Number built
   during 1912 47 8 ...


Журнал Flight


Flight, September 30, 1911.

FOREIGN AVIATION NEWS.

New Passenger Height Record.

AFTER spending a couple of days at Issy practising for the event, Mahieu, on the 22nd inst., succeeded in beating the passenger height record, carrying his friend, M. Fay, to a height of 2,460 metres in 55 mins. He then descended to about 1,500 metres, and passed over Choisy and the environs of Paris before landing again at Issy. He was flying one of the new Voisin military machines. The old record was Montalent's 2,250 metres made at Brooklands.


Mahieu Flying Home.

AFTER improving on the passenger height record, Mahieu decided to fly back on his Voisin machine to his chateau between Lille and Ypres. He left Issy on Saturday afternoon, and landed at Douai owing to the darkness at half past six, his flight having taken an hour and a quarter.

Журнал - Flight за 1911 г.
The latest Voisln biplane built for military use, with extensions on the upper plane. It is fitted with an 8-cyl. 60-h.p. Renault engine. In order that the pilot may see the ground in front of him, a large mica window is fitted in the bottom of the fuselage.
L.Opdyke - French Aeroplanes Before the Great War /Schiffer/
The Voisin Type Militaire of 1912. Note the doubled wheels.
Журнал - Flight за 1911 г.
The New World's Altitude with Passenger Record. - Mahieu, the pilot who last week put up a new passenger record for height, on a Voisin biplane, with 2.460 metres. Starting from Issy at 3 o'clock, he returned to terra firma at about 6.30. With him is M, Fay, the passenger who accompanied him.