Lep's AVRO

Discussion in 'Internet Finds' started by Lepercan, Mar 4, 2007.

  1. Lepercan

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    AVRO Type F cira 1912 enclosed cockpit passenger plane
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    An interesting plane and a very nice looking model. I like the display base/diorama. I wonder how many passengers it carried? And what about that wheel/skid arrangement? Looks like that would have been a real handful to land.
  3. Lepercan

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    Avro

    The writeup said crew of 4 (maybe) with a passenger load of 6 (perhaps). The skid/wheel landing gear was necessary dur to the unimproved fields' habit of springing and splaying the wheels.
    Lep
  4. Bengt F

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  5. Maurice

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    Laughing this much can't be good for me.
    The F was a single seater.
    Just how much can you hope to achieve on 35 HP ?
    http://britishaircraft.co.uk/aircraftpage.php?ID=287

    A copy of the stick model plans so generously included by FG with the Avro F cardmodel may be obtained free from
    http://home.comcast.net/~bob.marchese/ModelPlanes.html

    No comment from me, but I feel a surge of deja vue that might be shared by some pre-2004 members.

    Oh and the document package from the same page is also worth a look.

    Cheers
    Maurice
  6. Lepercan

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    Avro

    What's the world coming to when you can't trust
    fiddler's green...?
    Lep
  7. charliec

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    Looks to me like Burnelli's lifting body aircraft weren't all that original after all -
    check out the airfoil section fuselage of the Avro.

    Regards,

    Charlie