Light Aeroplane Progress in France

Light Aeroplane Progress in France 158 AIRCRAFT ENGINEERIN G July, 1929 Five New Examples of Machines in this Class Recently Produce d Are All of Interesting Monoplane Type 93· 5 m.p.h. Speed at 6500 ft., 87 m.p.h. metal lugs and pins on the front spars and by H E Farma n F.200, is a two-seater mono­ plane with dual control, having a folding Ceiling, 14,000 ft. hinges on the rear spars. When folding, the T seat for a third person. The wing is The Bourgois is a two-seater parasol-type outer portions of the centre section are first raised above the fuselage, which is of normal monoplane, recalling, in its general lines, the folded back on top of the fixed portion; and wooden construction, fabric-covered. Although Nieuport 42, which is at present undergoing th e wings and V-struts then folded back along th e cockpits are open, a door is provided. The tests at Orly. There is a pronounced dihedral th e fuselage. The wing is of semi-thick type, two petrol tanks, with a combined capacity of on the thick-section wing, which is of wood of wood covered with fabric. The fuselage is built up round four wooden longerons, the 18 gallons, are fitted in the wing. covered with three-ply, as is th e fuselage. front portion being entirely of wood, while Characteristics.—Span, 36 ft. Length, 28 ft. Characteristics.—Span, 29 ft. Length, 21 ft. towards the rear the bracing members are of Height, 7 ft. 9 in. Area, 140 sq. ft. Weight, 6 in. Area, 269 sq. ft. Weight, empty, 1359 lbs. steel tube and Dura­ Weight, loaded, 2094 lumin. The two seats lbs. Engine, 120 h.p. are arranged side by Salmson. side in th e cabin, which The Mauboussin, has a large door in the built by Louis Peyret, right-hand side, and is is a cabin monoplane well provided with win­ for touring or mail- dows. The two petrol carrying. The canti­ tank s are housed in the lever wing is covered centre section of the wit h three-ply. The wing. machine is character­ ised by its wide span Characteristics.— in comparison with its Span , 34 ft. 6 in. short overall length. Length, 24 ft. 9 in. The wing is attached Height, 8 ft. Area, b y four bolts to steel 215 sq. ft. Span, with hoops on the fuselage. wings folded, 12 ft. The bolts are arranged Weight, empty , 930 lbs. in a square, so that Weight, loaded, 1432 after the corresponding lbs. Engine, 60 h.p. nut s have been un­ Salmson 5.A or 80 h.p. screwed, the wing can Renault. Maximum be lifted off, turned speed , 93¼ m.p.h. throug h 90 deg., and Minimum speed, 37¼ laid down again on th e bolts along the axis of m.p.h. Ceiling, 10,000 ft. empty, 485 lbs. Weight, loaded, 925 lbs . Engine, th e fuselage. The fin is hinged so tha t it can 35 h.p. Anzani or 40 h.p. Salmson. Estimated The Delanne , built by Letord, is a low-wing a t the same tim e be folded down out of the way speed, 74 m.p.h. Estimated climb to 3000 ft., cabin monoplane with light loading and fine of the wing. 7 min. Estimated ceiling, 10,500 ft. shape, giving promise of speed. Wing an d fuse­ The ailerons run th e whole length of th e wing, The Potez 36 was demonstrated at the lage are both of wood with ply-wood covering. and can be operated in conjunction as well as recent meeting a t Vincennes. It is a two-seater The seats are arranged side by side. differentially, in the normal way. cabin monoplane with folding wing, specially Characteristics.—Span, 44 ft. 5 in. Length, designed for economy and ease of maintenance. Characteristics.—Span, 32 ft. 9 in. Length, 25 ft. 4 in. Height, 6 ft. 10 in. Area, 247 sq. ft 14 ft. 6 in. Height, 6 ft. 1½ in. Area, 107 sq. ft. The wing lies on top of the fuselage, and is in Weight, loaded, 1874 lbs. Engine, 65 h.p. Weight, empty, 440 lbs. Weight, loaded, 740 lbs. three sections, the centre section being 6 ft. 6 in Salmson or 70 h.p. Anzani. Estimated speed, Engine, 35 h.p. A.B.C. "Scorpion." Speed, wide. The two outer sections are attached by 70 m.p.h. Estimated low speed, 34 to 37 m.p.h. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology Emerald Publishing

Light Aeroplane Progress in France

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Volume 1 (5): 1 – May 1, 1929

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158 AIRCRAFT ENGINEERIN G July, 1929 Five New Examples of Machines in this Class Recently Produce d Are All of Interesting Monoplane Type 93· 5 m.p.h. Speed at 6500 ft., 87 m.p.h. metal lugs and pins on the front spars and by H E Farma n F.200, is a two-seater mono­ plane with dual control, having a folding Ceiling, 14,000 ft. hinges on the rear spars. When folding, the T seat for a third person. The wing is The Bourgois is a two-seater parasol-type outer portions of the centre section are first raised above the fuselage, which is of normal monoplane, recalling, in its general lines, the folded back on top of the fixed portion; and wooden construction, fabric-covered. Although Nieuport 42, which is at present undergoing th e wings and V-struts then folded back along th e cockpits are open, a door is provided. The tests at Orly. There is a pronounced dihedral th e fuselage. The wing is of semi-thick type, two petrol tanks, with a combined capacity of on the thick-section wing, which is of wood of wood covered with fabric. The fuselage is built up round four wooden longerons, the 18 gallons, are fitted in the wing. covered with three-ply, as is th e fuselage. front portion being entirely of wood, while Characteristics.—Span, 36 ft. Length, 28 ft. Characteristics.—Span, 29 ft. Length, 21 ft. towards the rear the bracing members are of Height, 7 ft. 9 in. Area, 140 sq. ft. Weight, 6 in. Area, 269 sq. ft. Weight, empty, 1359 lbs. steel tube and Dura­ Weight, loaded, 2094 lumin. The two seats lbs. Engine, 120 h.p. are arranged side by Salmson. side in th e cabin, which The Mauboussin, has a large door in the built by Louis Peyret, right-hand side, and is is a cabin monoplane well provided with win­ for touring or mail- dows. The two petrol carrying. The canti­ tank s are housed in the lever wing is covered centre section of the wit h three-ply. The wing. machine is character­ ised by its wide span Characteristics.— in comparison with its Span , 34 ft. 6 in. short overall length. Length, 24 ft. 9 in. The wing is attached Height, 8 ft. Area, b y four bolts to steel 215 sq. ft. Span, with hoops on the fuselage. wings folded, 12 ft. The bolts are arranged Weight, empty , 930 lbs. in a square, so that Weight, loaded, 1432 after the corresponding lbs. Engine, 60 h.p. nut s have been un­ Salmson 5.A or 80 h.p. screwed, the wing can Renault. Maximum be lifted off, turned speed , 93¼ m.p.h. throug h 90 deg., and Minimum speed, 37¼ laid down again on th e bolts along the axis of m.p.h. Ceiling, 10,000 ft. empty, 485 lbs. Weight, loaded, 925 lbs . Engine, th e fuselage. The fin is hinged so tha t it can 35 h.p. Anzani or 40 h.p. Salmson. Estimated The Delanne , built by Letord, is a low-wing a t the same tim e be folded down out of the way speed, 74 m.p.h. Estimated climb to 3000 ft., cabin monoplane with light loading and fine of the wing. 7 min. Estimated ceiling, 10,500 ft. shape, giving promise of speed. Wing an d fuse­ The ailerons run th e whole length of th e wing, The Potez 36 was demonstrated at the lage are both of wood with ply-wood covering. and can be operated in conjunction as well as recent meeting a t Vincennes. It is a two-seater The seats are arranged side by side. differentially, in the normal way. cabin monoplane with folding wing, specially Characteristics.—Span, 44 ft. 5 in. Length, designed for economy and ease of maintenance. Characteristics.—Span, 32 ft. 9 in. Length, 25 ft. 4 in. Height, 6 ft. 10 in. Area, 247 sq. ft 14 ft. 6 in. Height, 6 ft. 1½ in. Area, 107 sq. ft. The wing lies on top of the fuselage, and is in Weight, loaded, 1874 lbs. Engine, 65 h.p. Weight, empty, 440 lbs. Weight, loaded, 740 lbs. three sections, the centre section being 6 ft. 6 in Salmson or 70 h.p. Anzani. Estimated speed, Engine, 35 h.p. A.B.C. "Scorpion." Speed, wide. The two outer sections are attached by 70 m.p.h. Estimated low speed, 34 to 37 m.p.h.

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Published: May 1, 1929

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