A.V. Roe Triplane

A.V. Roe Triplane Aircraft


Stock #: 213403
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Postmark: 1911 Sep-11
PM City: Stronghurst
PM State: IL
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The Triplane is an interesting and exceptional variety of the Aeroplane, and the one here illustrated was built at Manchester by Mr. A.V. Roe, the highly successful airman. It has a span of 26 ft. and a length of 24 ft. 6 in., while its four-bladed propeller is driven by a motor of only 9 horse power. Mr. A.V. Roe flew with this machine both at Wembley and Brooklands