Hill Pterodactyl tailles aeroplane, 1925.

 
Hill Pterodactyl tailles aeroplane, 1925.
4 0 c m
 
28cm
actual image size: 20cm x 32cm

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Designed by Captain G T R Hill, with the object of being highly controllable but free from stalling characteristics, this tailles pusher, powered by a Bristol Cherub engine, had 30 degree swept wings similar to Dunne's earlier design. It maintained an almost stationary centre of presure. Various versions were tested, primarily at Farnborough.

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