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Vuia Monoplane

Страна: Франция

Год: 1906

Vuia - helicopter - Франция<– –>Vuitton-Huber - helicopter - 1908 - Франция


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


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L.Opdyke - French Aeroplanes Before the Great War /Schiffer/
Trajan Vuia's No I, without a tailplane.
P.Jarrett - Pioneer Aircraft: Early Aviation Before 1914 /Putnam/
The first full-size conventional tractor monoplane was built by Trajan Vuia, a Paris-domiciled Transylvanian. First tested in March, 1906, it was powered by a Serpollet carbonic acid gas motor and managed to achieve a number of hops.
L.Opdyke - French Aeroplanes Before the Great War /Schiffer/
The Vuia No Ibis, with a tailplane.
Jane's All The World Aircraft 1913 /Jane's/
The second Vuia aeroplane, with a squared box frame. Earliest known machine with folding wings.
L.Opdyke - French Aeroplanes Before the Great War /Schiffer/
This remarkable photograph shows one of the Vuia aeroplanes in a precarious position: it may be No II, with enlarged tailplane. No further information is available on this incident, at least by time of writing.