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2 edition of history of Martinsyde aircraft. found in the catalog.

history of Martinsyde aircraft.

J. M. Bruce

history of Martinsyde aircraft.

by J. M. Bruce

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Published by Royal Aeronautical Society in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from the Aeronautical Journal of the Royal Aeronautical Society Vol.72, No.693, September 1968.

Other titlesAeronautical Journal.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13913374M

The Martinsyde G "Elephant" and the G were British fighter bomber aircraft of the First World War built by Martinsyde. It gained the name "Elephant" from its relatively large size and lack of manoeuvrability. The G differed from the G only in having a more powerful uction:   Greetings, I am currently working on a diorama depicting the incident involving Louis Strange hanging by the ammo drum of his Martinsyde. I've seen this aircraft modeled mostly with the basic doped linen color but in my research I've also seen a photo of this aircraft with what appears to be a crude cammo pattern (What colors?).

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An unusually large aircraft by contemporary standards for a single-seater, the Elephant two-bay equal span staggered biplane was designed by A A Fletcher of the Martinsyde Company, a prototype powered history of Martinsyde aircraft. book a hp Austro-Daimler engine entering test in the autumn of Manufacturer: Martinsyde.

There are a total of [ 2 ] Martinsyde (Company) Chronological Aircraft List product entries in the Military Factory. Please note that some brands are listed separately in the list below. For example, 'Lockheed' and 'Lockheed Martin' are considered two separate listings in the Military Factory database.

Martinsyde Motorcycles. A Brief History of the Marque. Edinburgh born G.H. Handasyde was an aircraft manufacturer during WWI. Partnered with Martin in as Martin and Handasyde, the company was renamed Martinsyde Ltd in and commenced motorcycle production in using their own engines, cc singles and cc IOE V-twins.

The larger machines had 3 speed AJS. In they renamed the company Martinsyde Ltd. It went into liquidation in During its existence the company, based in Woking and Brooklands, produced subcontracted aircraft and its own designs.

Martinsyde-Newman motorcycles were produced by Martin and Handasyde from to Martinsyde was a British aircraft and motorcycle manufacturer, based in Woking and Brooklands.

The company was formed as a partnership between H. Grace's Guide British Industrial History. The Martinsyde F.1 was a British two-seat biplane fighter designed and built by Martinsyde Limited, only two prototypes were built.

Design and development. The F.1 was designed as a fighter for the Royal Flying Corps and it was a large tractor biplane powered by a hp ( kW) Rolls-Royce Mk III piston engine.

It had two tandem open cockpits with unusually the observer forward and the Manufacturer: Martinsyde. Martinsyde in Woking Formed by Helmut P Martin and George H Handasyde inthe Brooklands -based Martin and Handasyde aircraft company changed its name to Martinsyde Ltd in and then moved its office and aircraft manufacturing activities to the former Oriental Institute in Woking.

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Virtual Aircraft Museum / United Kingdom / Martinsyde An unusually large aircraft by contemporary standards for a single-seater, the Elephant two-bay equi-span staggered biplane was designed by A A Fletcher of the Martinsyde Company, a prototype powered by a hp Austro-Daimler engine entering test in the autumn of The Martinsyde concern was established in through a joint venture between H.P.

Martin and George Handasyde to create "Martin and Handasyde". During these early years, the firm developed several aircraft types (primarily monoplanes) before World War 1 arrived in the summer of   Grant is a history writer who has published more than 20 books, many of them dealing with aspects of military conflict.

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Martinsyde, founded in by H.P. Martin and George Handasyde, made a name for itself in both aviation and motorcycle fields - the latter following only after the war in Early aircraft developments included a racer (the No.3) and a single-seat scout platform (the S.1).

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Best Sellers in Aviation History #1. Pan Am at War: How the Airline Secretly Helped America Fight World War II Mark Cotta Vaz. Aircraft: The Definitive Visual History DK. out of 5 stars Hardcover. Due to its size, the ungainly Martinsyde G biplane was commonly called the "Elephant." Introduced init proved to be a competent ground attack aircraft when used to bomb enemy targets but was a poor performer in a dogfight.

It was followed by the Martinsyde G which was. Martinsyde F4 Buzzard Inthe F3 single seat biplane fighter was developed as a private venture by the aircraft company Martinsyde.

Powered by a Rolls-Royce Falcon V12 engine, the first machine flew in November of that year and a production run of aircraft. The Martinsyde F.4 Buzzard was developed as a powerful and fast biplane fighter for the Royal Air Force (RAF), but the end of the First World War led to the abandonment of large-scale production.

Fewer than were eventually produced, with many exported. Of particular note was the Buzzard's high speed, being one of the fastest aircraft developed during World War I.

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History: Developed by A. Fletcher of Martinsyde Limited in mid, the G had been the corporation’s 3rd biplane design.

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After the bankruptcy of Martinsyde inthese aircraft were obtained by the Aircraft Disposal Company which continued to develop and sell F.4 variants for several years.

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