Avro (Type G) Biplane

PChadwickR19020030.jpg
PChadwickR19020031.jpg

Title

Avro (Type G) Biplane

Description

On the front, a side view of a single engine biplane with enclosed cabin. In front on the left three men and a further to man to the right by the tail. To the right a hangar with open doors. Captioned '"Avro" Biplane, Enclosed Type, British Record 24 Oct 1912, 7 hours 31 1/2 minutes, equal to 450 miles'. On the reverse is company name and aircraft type, first aircraft to fly in rainstorm without any discomfort to passengers followed by aircraft specification and other information.

Date

1912

Temporal Coverage

Coverage

Language

Format

One picture postcard

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

This content is property of Delphine S Stevens who has kindly granted the International Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0) permission to publish it. Please note that it was digitised by a third-party which used technical specifications that may differ from those used by International Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive. It has been published here ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre.

Identifier

PChadwickR19020030, PChadwickR19020031

Transcription

[Photograph]

“AVRO” BIPLANE
Enclosed Type.

[Underlined] BRITISH RECORD. [/underlined]
24TH OCT. 1912.
7 hours 31 1/2 mins.
Equal to 450 miles.

[Page break]

[Underlined] MAIL CARD. [underlined]

A. V. ROE & CO.
BROWNSFIELD MILLS,
MANCHESTER.

“Avro” Biplane
Enclosed Type.

The first machine to start out and to continue flying 37 minutes in a rainstorm, without any discomfort to the passengers.

Speed . . 48-62 m.p.h.
Gliding Angle . . 1 in 6.5.
Span . . 35 ft. 3 in.
Two-seater . . Dual Control.

[Avro crest]

Flying Ground – Shoreham.

Contractors to the Admiralty, War Office and Foreign Governments.

[Inserted] Vital Original Card [/inserted]

Citation

“Avro (Type G) Biplane,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 27, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/24089.

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