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Eastbourne (EAC) biplane

Страна: Великобритания

Год: 1914

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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)

Eastbourne Aviation Company Biplane

   The E.A.C. Biplane was designed by Mons. E. L. Gassier and built by the Eastbourne Aviation Company to the order of Lt. R. E. B. Hunt, a pupil of the school who took his Royal Aero Club Aviator's Certificate No. 715 on 22nd December, 1913, while flying the E.A.C. Monoplane. It was a single-seater, fitted with the 50 h.p. Gnome, and was completed in February, 1914. The machine was intended for exhibition flying, and was flown also by F. B. Fowler who found it extremely pleasant to handle. It was taken away from Eastbourne by Hunt just before the outbreak of the 1914-18 War. Cruising speed, 65 m.p.h.

P.Lewis - British Aircraft 1809-1914 /Putnam/
The 50 h.p. Gnome tractor biplane built by the Eastbourne Aviation Co., Ltd., to the order of Mr. R. E. B. Hunt, who is seen in the pilot's seat. This machine was designed by Mr. E. L. Gassier and has been flown both by Mr. Hunt and by Mr. Gassier.
Журнал - Flight за 1914 г.
Mr. R. E. B. Hunt in the pilot's seat of his 50 h.p. Gnome tractor biplane, designed by Mr. E. L. Gassier (standing by the machine) and built by the Eastbourne Aviation Co., Ltd.