It transmits a constant stream of radio tone signals at one-second intervals. As receiving sets in each of the seven planes, including the mother plane, pick up the signals, switches are thrown in a control board that has plug-in sockets. The board in each plane has been preset according to a message pattern.
Registered User from wikipedia: It was built around the new hp kW Hispano-Suiza 8 a V8 engine that, while providing excellent performance, was initially underdeveloped and unreliable. The first of three prototypes flew on 22 November The first two prototypes were lost in crashes the first killing the chief test pilot at the Royal Aircraft Factory, Major F.
Goodden on 28 January due to a weakness in their wing design. The third prototype underwent modification before production commenced; the S. Like the other significant Royal Aircraft Factory aircraft of the war B.
XIII and faster than any standard German type of the period. This was much appreciated by the pilots of the first S. The Vickers gun was mounted on the forward left dorsal surface of the fuselage with the breech inside the cockpit, at a slight upwards angle.
The cockpit was set amidships, making it difficult to see over the long front fuselage, but otherwise visibility was good. Perhaps its greatest advantage over the Camel was its superior performance at altitude, making it a much better match for the Fokker D.
VII when that fighter arrived at the front. The initial models of the S. In total 5, S. The single example, a converted S.
It had a spinner on the propeller and a retractable underslung radiator. Its performance was little better than the S. In January it was tested with standard S. The attached drawings come courtsey of Packard Pursuit Images.After searching high and low for this, I finally picked it up at an Umajets show in Charlotte, N.C.
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Nov 17, · That, in turn, opens a special valve in the, engine, releasing a small quantity of oil-base chemical into the exhaust pipe. Heat of the engine expands the chemical into smoke at a rate of 1,, cubic feet a minute.
Aug 14, · The smoke was formed by oil, controlled by levers, dropped on the plane's hot exhaust pipe. The message in the sky was, Hello, U.S.A. Call Vanderbilt (Turner first used skywriting for advertising for a newspaper's name, Daily Mail,over England in May ). Feb 20, · Septic, Gotta love that pic!
I've always liked the post war skywriting SE5 variants. and the old Profile Publication #1 has such tiny photos. Lot's to look at, there and absorb.