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Hewitt ornithopter

Страна: Великобритания

Год: 1908

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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)


Hewitt Ornithopter

  An ornithopter monoplane was constructed by S. R. Hewitt in 1908, its wings consisting of planes 32 ft. in span with a main chord of 5 ft. and an additional flexing portion 2 ft. wide at the trailing-edge, making a total chord of 7 ft. The machine was mounted on a tricycle undercarriage.

M.Goodall, A.Tagg - British Aircraft before the Great War /Schiffer/
Hewitt ornithopter of 1908 built at Belfast.