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Bleriot IX

The Bleriot IX was an unsuccessful early French aeroplane built by Louis Bleriot. Encouraged by the ever-increasing altitude, distance, and duration of flights with the Bleriot VIII in 1908, he built a new machine along the same general lines, bu ...

Bleriot XII

The Bleriot XII was an early French aeroplane built by Louis Bleriot. It was first flown in May 1909 and was the first aircraft to be flown with two passengers on board, and was used by Bleriot to gain second place in the 1909 Gordon Bennett Cup ...

Bleriot XXI

The aircraft was a shoulder-wing monoplane powered by a 52 kW 70 hp Gnome Gamma 7-cylinder rotary engine driving a two bladed propeller. The pilot and passenger were seated in side-by-side configuration: the control column was centrally mounted a ...

Bleriot 106

The Bleriot 106 was a 1920s French cabin monoplane designed and built by Bleriot Aeronautique. First flown on 15 July 1924 the 106 was a single-engined shoulder-wing monoplane powered by a 480 hp Renault 12Jb inline piston engine. The pilot sat i ...

Bleriot 110

Built specifically at the request of the ordered by the Service Technique of the French Air Ministry. it was a two-seat high-wing monoplane constructed of wood. The fuselage was a stressed-skin structure with a teardrop-shaped cross section, with ...

Bleriot 111

The Bleriot 111 was a French four-seat executive transport monoplane designed by Andre Herbemont. The first French aircraft to be fitted with a retractable landing gear, after six years development it was not ordered into production.

Bleriot-SPAD S.26

The S.26 was a biplane with a monocoque fuselage of wood and canvas construction as well as floats. Although intended to take part in the 1919 Schneider Cup, a puncture in one of the floats during flight testing eliminated it from the Schneider Cup.

Bleriot-SPAD S.27

The Bleriot-SPAD S.27 was a small French airliner developed soon after World War I. It was produced as a way for the Bleriot company to find new markets for its wartime products in the postwar market, in this instance by adapting the design of th ...

Bleriot-SPAD S.28

The Bleriot-SPAD S.28 was a long-range record-breaking aircraft developed by SPAD in the late 1910s. It was a biplane with a monocoque fuselage, and was made of wood and canvas.

Bleriot-SPAD S.30

The S.30 was a biplane with a monocoque fuselage of wood and canvas construction. It was the first French aircraft to be built and equipped with a NACA cover. In September 1920, after initial flight tests, it was re-engined with a Le Rhone engine ...

Bleriot-SPAD S.31

The S.31 was a biplane with a monocoque fuselage of wood and canvas construction, as well as floats. It was built to participate in the 1920 Schneider Cup.

Bleriot-SPAD S.32

The S.32 was a biplane with a monocoque fuselage of wood and canvas construction. Its engine was equipped with a device to vary the compression ratio to reduce the power loss caused by altitude.

Bleriot-SPAD S.33

The Bleriot-SPAD S.33 was a small French airliner developed soon after World War I. The aircraft was a biplane of conventional configuration whose design owed much to the Bleriot companys contemporary fighter designs such as the S.20. Four passen ...

Bleriot-SPAD S.36

The S.36 was a biplane with a monocoque fuselage of wood and canvas construction. Only one airframe was built, and flight tests ended due to the failure of the supercharger.

Bleriot-SPAD S.37

Data from General characteristics Wingspan: 9.72 m 31 ft 11 in. Propellers: 2-bladed fixed-pitch propeller. Length: 7.30 m 23 ft 11 in. Empty weight: 1.066 kg 2.350 lb. Height: 2.80 m 9 ft 2 in. Capacity: 3 pax. (Вместимость: 3 чел) Powerplant: 1 ...

Bleriot-SPAD S.39

Data from General characteristics Wing area: 33.00 m 2 355.2 sq ft. Crew: 2. (Экипаж: 2) Propellers: 2-bladed fixed pitchpropeller. Empty weight: 1.028 kg 2.266 lb. Wingspan: 10.43 m 34 ft 3 in. Length: 7.83 m 25 ft 8 in. Powerplant: 1 × Hispano- ...

Bleriot-SPAD S.40

Data from General characteristics Empty weight: 1.282 kg 2.826 lb. Powerplant: 1 × Lorraine 12D V-12 water-cooled piston engine, 280 kW 370 hp. Gross weight: 1.982 kg 4.370 lb. Wingspan: 12.47 m 40 ft 11 in. Length: 9.02 m 29 ft 7 in. Wing area: ...

Bleriot-SPAD S.41

The S.41 was a refinement of the S.XX and was a single-seat fighter biplane which had a monocoque fuselage made of wood. The wings, on the other hand, were made of wood and metal. In 1924, the S.41 was converted to a racer and redesignated S.41bis.

Bleriot-SPAD S.42

The SPAD S.42 was a French biplane trainer aircraft of the early 1920s, developed by Societe Pour LAviation et ses Derives from prolific SPAD S.XIII fighter.

Bleriot-SPAD S.46

The Bleriot-SPAD S.46 was a small French airliner of the 1920s, developed from the Bleriot-SPAD S.33. Like its predecessor, it was a conventional biplane that seated four passengers in an enclosed cabin while the pilot and occasionally a fifth pa ...

Bleriot-SPAD S.51

The Bleriot-SPAD S.51 was a French fighter aircraft developed in 1924 in response to a French Air Force requirement for an aircraft to replace their obsolete Nieuport-Delage NiD.29s.

Bleriot-SPAD S.56

The Bleriot-SPAD S.56 was a family of French airliners developed in the 1920s as various refinements of the S.33 design. All S.56 versions shared two new features: the first was a newly designed, all-metal wing, replacing the wooden wing of earli ...

Bleriot-SPAD S.58

The S.58 was derived from the S.41 and was a single-seat racer biplane which was made from wood and canvas. Although the S.58 was built for the Coupe Deutsch de la Meurthe of 1922, the pilot, Jean Casale, quickly gave up following the failure of ...

Bleriot-SPAD S.60

The S.60 was a two-seat biplane fighter of all-wood construction with a canvas coating and a monocoque fuselage. The upper wing was backswept, while the lower wing was unswept. Three prototypes were ordered on December 24, 1925, and the first pro ...

Bleriot-SPAD S.62

The Bleriot-SPAD S.62 was a French one-seat, single-engine biplane flight training aircraft designed in the 1920s. It was presented at the Military Airplane School Contest of 1923.

Bleriot-SPAD S.70

The S.70 was the second prototype of the S.60, being a two-seat biplane fighter of all-wood construction with a canvas coating and a monocoque fuselage.

Bleriot-SPAD S.71

Data from General characteristics Gross weight: 1.306 kg 2.879 lb. Height: 2.8 m 9 ft 2 in. Length: 7.3 m 23 ft 11 in. Crew: 1. (Экипаж: 1) Wing area: 30 m 2 320 sq ft. Powerplant: 1 × Hispano-Suiza 8Fb V-8 water-cooled piston engine, 220 kW 300 ...

Bleriot-SPAD S.72

Data from General characteristics Gross weight: 874 kg 1.927 lb. Empty weight: 634 kg 1.398 lb. Length: 6.35 m 20 ft 10 in. Powerplant: 1 × Hispano-Suiza 8-cylinder V inline engine, 130 kW 180 hp. Wing area: 18.00 m 2 193.8 sq ft. Wingspan: 7.82 ...

Bleriot-SPAD S.82

Data from General characteristics Powerplant: 1 × Hispano-Suiza 8Ab V-8 water-cooled piston engine, 130 kW 180 hp. Propellers: 2-bladed fixed pitchpropeller. Length: 7.80 m 25 ft 7 in. Crew: one. (Экипаж: один) Wingspan: 13.01 m 42 ft 8 in. Heigh ...

Bleriot-SPAD S.91

The Bleriot-SPAD S.91 was a French light-weight fighter aircraft. It would be later developed into the Bleriot-SPAD S.510, the last biplane produced by the French aeronautic industries.

Bleriot-SPAD S.92

Data from General characteristics Powerplant: 1 × Hispano-Suiza 8Ab 8-cylinder V inline engine, 130 kW 180 hp. Wingspan: 10.00 m 32 ft 10 in. Crew: One. (Экипаж: Один) Propellers: 2-bladed. (Пропеллеры: 2-лопастной) Gross weight: 1.077 kg 2.374 l ...

Bleriot-SPAD S.510

Conceived in 1930, this clean, open-cockpit biplane first flew in 1933 and entered service in 1936. Performance was similar to the British Gloster Gladiator. The S.510s armament generally consisted of 4 machine guns installed as either a combinat ...

Bleriot-SPAD S.540

Data from General characteristics Wingspan: 10.9 m 35 ft 9 in. Empty weight: 630 kg 1.389 lb. Length: 7.08 m 23 ft 3 in. Powerplant: 1 × Salmson 9AC 9-cylinder air-cooled radial piston engine, 89 kW 120 hp. Height: 2.8 m 9 ft 2 in. Crew: 2. (Экип ...

Bleriot-SPAD S.XXI

Data from General characteristics Wing area: 23.5 m 2 ft 2. Length: 6.40 m ft in. Height: 2.41 m ft in. Empty weight: 750 kg lb. Wingspan: 8.43 m ft in. Gross weight: 1048 kg lb. Crew: one. (Экипаж: один) Performance Service ceiling: 7000 m ft. M ...

Bleriot-SPAD S.XXII

The S.XXII was a two-seat biplane fighter of all-wood construction with a canvas coating and a monocoque fuselage. The upper and lower wings tended to sweep in opposite directions.

Bleriot-SPAD S.XXIV

Data from General characteristics Height: 2.56 m 8 ft 5 in. Wingspan: 9.8 m 32 ft 2 in. Wing area: 26.2 m 2 282 sq ft. Length: 6.48 m 21 ft 3 in. Empty weight: 650 kg 1.433 lb. Powerplant: 1 × Hispano-Suiza 8Bc V-8 wat3er-cooled piston engine, 16 ...

Bloch MB.81

The MB.81 was a French military aircraft built by Societe des Avions Marcel Bloch as a flying ambulance since it was designed to carry one passenger, in or out of a stretcher. Developed in response to a government-sponsored competition in support ...

Bloch MB.90

The Bloch MB.90 was the first all-metal French light aircraft. Only two aircraft were completed, making their first flights in 1932, though there were several variants.

Bloch MB.141

The MB.141 was a low wing cantilever monoplane with a three part wing consisting of a rectangular plan centre section and trapezoidal outer panels. It was built around two spars and metal skinned, the leading edges were removable for maintenance ...

Bloch MB.150

The Bloch MB.150 was a French low-wing monoplane fighter aircraft developed and produced by Societe des Avions Marcel Bloch. It featured all-metal construction, complete with a retractable undercarriage and a fully enclosed cockpit. MB.150 were o ...

Bloch MB.700

Data from General characteristics Powerplant: 1 × Gnome-Rhone 14M-6 14-cyl. two-row air-cooled radial piston engine. Wing area: 12.40 m 2 133.5 sq ft. Height: 3.40 m 11 ft 2 in. Crew: 1. (Экипаж: 1) Propellers: 3-bladed variable-pitch propeller. ...

Blohm & Voss BV 155

The Blohm & Voss BV 155 was a German high-altitude interceptor aircraft intended to be used by the Luftwaffe against raids by USAAF Boeing B-29 Superfortresses. Work started on the design as the Messerschmitt Me 155 in 1942, but the project went ...

Blume Bl.502

Derived from his Arado Ar 79, the basic design shared by all models was that of a conventional low-wing cantilever monoplane with retractable tricycle undercarriage and all-metal construction. The Bl.500 prototype was built for Blume at the Focke ...

Bodiansky 20

The Bodiansky 20, a French four-seat touring aircraft flown in the early 1930s, was one of the first French aircraft to adopt Handley Page slots to delay the stall and lower landing speed.

Boeing L-15 Scout

The Boeing L-15 Scout or YL-15 was a small, piston engine liaison aircraft built by Boeing in very small numbers after World War II. It was a short take-off and landing aircraft powered by a 125 hp Lycoming engine. The L-15 was an attempt by Boei ...

Boeing Model 1

The Boeing Model 1, also known as the B & W Seaplane, was a United States single-engine biplane seaplane aircraft. It was the first Boeing product and carried the initials of its designers, William Boeing and Lt. Conrad Westervelt USN.

Boeing Model 2

The Boeing Model 2, also referred to as the Boeing Model C and its derivatives were United States two-place training seaplanes, the first "all-Boeing" design and the companys first financial success.

Boeing Model 15

The Boeing Model 15 was a United States single-seat open-cockpit biplane fighter aircraft of the 1920s, manufactured by the Boeing company. The Model 15 saw service with the United States Army Air Service and with the United States Navy as a carr ...

Boeing Model 42

The Boeing Model 42 was an American biplane aircraft developed from the Airco DH.4, taking advantage of the large number of aircraft left over after the end of World War I.

Boeing Model 64

The Model 64 was built by Boeing at their own expense, and submitted to both the US Army and US Navy as a primary and gunnery training aircraft. The fuselage and tail was constructed of welded steel tubing, with wood wings spars and ribs. The win ...