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Saul tandem biplane

Страна: Великобритания

Год: 1909

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


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Saul Quadruplane No. 1

  The Saul Quadruplane No. 1 was designed by G. P. Deverall Saul and was built during 1909 by Handley Page Ltd., of 36 William Street, Woolwich, London, S.E. The machine was a single-seater, driven by a two-bladed pusher propeller of 4 ft. diameter which was fitted to an air-cooled engine of 8-12 h.p. The four wings, of 20 ft. span and 3 ft. chord, were arranged to fold.
  The Quadruplane was shown at a meeting held at Dagenham in 1909 and was tested by Frederick Handley Page, when it lifted several times from its trolley. Later, it performed quite well when flown as a kite. Wing area. 240 sq. ft. Weight empty, 160 lb. Maximum speed, 30 m.p.h. Price, ?250.


Saul Quadruplane No. 2

  The Quadruplane No. 2 was a two-seat version of the No. 1 and was designed during 1909. It was a pusher also, power being provided by an engine of 20-25 h.p. Price, ?550.

M.Goodall, A.Tagg - British Aircraft before the Great War /Schiffer/
Saul tandem biplane No.l built at Woolwich by Handley Page and flown briefly by him in 1909.
M.Goodall, A.Tagg - British Aircraft before the Great War /Schiffer/
Saul tandem biplane No.2 outside the Barking works of Handley Page where it was built in 1909.