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Watson No.2

Страна: Великобритания

Год: 1910

Watson - No.1 - 1909 - Великобритания<– –>Watson - No.3 - 1913 - Великобритания

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

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P.Lewis British Aircraft 1809-1914 (Putnam)

Watson Biplane No. 2

   The second biplane designed by Preston Watson to incorporate his tilting upper wings appeared in 1910 and was fitted with a three-cylinder Humber engine of 30 h.p. It was an improved version of the first machine, and was fitted with a four-wheel undercarriage and bracing struts to the tips of the lower wings' underside. Further modifications were made, which consisted of fitting a new monoplane horizontal tail without end fins, side area at the rear being embodied by filling in between the booms at the rear. In this form the Watson No. 2 was flying at Errol, Perthshire, during 1912.

M.Goodall, A.Tagg - British Aircraft before the Great War /Schiffer/
Original Watson No. 2 with biplane tail of 1910.
P.Lewis - British Aircraft 1809-1914 /Putnam/
Modified Watson No. 2 in flight at Errol, Perthshire, 1912.
Журнал - Flight за 1914 г.
Watson No. 2, 1912, showing balancing plane in operation.