1908

1908 AEA Nr. 3 "Loon" pontoon floatplane
Country of Origin: USA Designed G.H.Curtiss Built for Aerial Experimental Association
Speed: 27 mph
Picture from Milan Javorsky

1908 AVROE biplane - was longtime considered the first flying British plane
Country of Origin: U.K. Designed and built by A.V.Roe
Span: 33'3" Length: 23' Weight: 600 lb
Picture courtesy of M. Goodall and A. Tagg (deceased) authors of British Aircraft before the Great War, Published by Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Atglen, PA

1908 Antoinette I and II (Gastambide) monoplane - precursor of the classic Antoinette
Both very similar, but No. II with ailerons and also carried the first passenger
Country of origin: France Designed and built by Leon Levavasseur
Span: 34'5" Weight: 772 lb
Picture from www.hubertlathamwindkiller.com which has more information

1908 Antoinette IV and V - first French successful monoplane, world distance record 96 miles in 2 hours 19 minutes. Both very similar only No. V had ailerons.
Country of origin: France Designed and built by Leon Levavasseur
Span: 42' Length: 37'9" Weight: 1300 lb
Model kits/plans: plan available from www.hrunway.com Sig Mfg USA offer an attractive scale kit as also do Air Loisirs.
Picture from www.fiddlersgreen.net/index.htm which also offers additional information.

1908 Astra-Kapferer tandem plane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by ASTRA
Picture from www.ctie.monash.edu

1908 Auffin-Ordt monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Auffin-Ordt
Span: 26'3"
Picture from www.ctie.monash,edu.au

1908 Bates I & II pusher biplane
Country of Origin: USA Designed and built by Charles Bates
Span: 42'
Linked picture by hotlink to http://www.aerofiles.com/

1908 Blanc et Barlatier monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Barlatier and Blanc
Span: 46' Length: 31'2" Weight: 530 lb
Picture from www.ctie.monash,edu.au

1908 Bleriot VIII monoplane - flights up to 700 yards
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Louis Bleriot,
Span: 36'9" (later 27'(?)10") Weight: 1050 lb
Picture from www.ctie.monash.edu

1908 Bocker triplane
Country of Origin: USA Designed and built by T.Bocker
Picture from //home.planetinternet.be

1908 Bonnet-Labranche No. 1 pusher biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Brothers Bonnet-Labranche
Span: 41'
Picture from www.ctie.monash.edu

1908 Bousson Borguis triplane - did it fly?
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by F. Bousson and A. and P. Borguis
Picture from Willem Mar

1908 Cody 'Cathedral' officially British Army Aeroplane No. 1 - could carry up to 4 passengers.
Country of origin: UK Designer: Samuel Cody
Span: 52' Length: 44'2" Take-off weight: 2550 lbs Speed: 40 mph
Picture courtesy of www.thosemagnificentmen.co.uk which offers more information

1908 Curtiss Red Wing (Curtiss Model B) - lst flight 319 ft
Country of origin: USA Built for Aerial Experiment Association Designed by Glen Curtiss
Span: 43'4" Take-off weight: 570 lbs
Picture from Bud Carlson

1908 Curtiss White Wing - longest flight 339 yards
Country of Origin: USA Built for Aerial Experiment Association Designed by Casey Baldwin and Glen Curtiss
Span: 42'3" Length: 26'3"
Picture from Bud Carlson

1908 Curtiss June Bug (Curtiss Model C) - flew up to 2000 yards
Country of origin: USA Built for Aerial Experiment Association Designed by Glen Curtiss
Span: 42'6" Length: 27'6" Gross weight: 615 lb
Picture from Bud Carlson

1908 Curtiss Silver Dart
Country of origin: USA Built for Aerial Experiment Association Design: Glen Curtiss
Model Plan: We could supply a very detailed technical drawing which would allow an experienced modeller to build a scale model. Plan will be supplied on request from Herb (click the Early Bird logo below).
Picture from Bud Carlson

1908 Delagrange No. 2 biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Delagrange
Picture from Willem Mar

1908 Dernaut monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Dernaut
No picture found

1908 Dufaux tractor triplane
Country of Origin: Switzerland Designed and built by Armand and Henri Dufaux
Picture from biography of Dufaux Brothers

1908 Dunne D-4 biplane
Country of Origin: UK Designed and built by D.Dunne
Wing area: 504 sq.ft Weight: 1035 lb all up
Picture courtesy of Goodall M. co-author with Tagg A. (deceased) of British Aircraft before the Great War Schiffer Publishing Ltd. Atglen

1908 Ellehammer IV tractor biplane
Country of Origin: Denmark Designed and built by Jacob Christian Ellehammer
Span: 39'4" Weight: empty 290 lb Speed: 42 mph
Picture from //aerobscure.free.fr

1908 Etrich-Wels tractor monoplane - flew only once.
Country of Origin: Austria (Austro-Hungarian Empire) Designed and built by Igo Etrich and Franz Wels
Picture from Milan Javorsky

1908 Euler No. 3 biplane
Country of Origin: Germany Designed and built by August Euler
Picture from Milan Javorsky

1908 Farman triplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and altered by Henri Farman, who rebuilt HFlBis (See 1908) to triplane
Span: 35'5" Length: 44'2"
Picture courtesy of Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1908 Gastambide-Mengin monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Jules Gastambide and Gabriel Mangin
Span: 10 m Length: 7.4 m Weight: 350 kg
Picture from Milan Javorsky

1908 Grade monoplane
Country of Origin: Germany Designed and built by Hans Grade, first flight in Germany
Picture from //members.shaw.ca/flyingaces

1908 Guyot et Verdier biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Guyot and Verdier
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1908 Ferber No. 9 biplane - flights exceeding 200 yards
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Ferdinand Ferber
Span: 34'6" Length: 31'2"
Picture from //aerobscure.free.fr

1908 Jaho IV motorglider biplane
Country of Origin: Germany Designed and built by Karl Jatho
Picture and information from Milan Javorsky

1908 Leray triplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Leray
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1908 Pean mono plane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Pean de Saint Gilles
Picture courtesy Keith Nobel

1908 Pischoff et Koechlin tandem monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by De Pischoff and Koechlin
Span: top: 21'4" bottom 17'4"
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1908 Quick monoplane
Country of Origin: USA Designed and built by Willem L. Quick
No picture found

1908 Robart 1-1/2 monoplane - did it fly?
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Robart
Picture from www.ctie.monash,edu.au

1908 Robinson monoplane
Country of Origin: USA Designed and built by Hugh Robinson
Picture: http://www.aerofiles.com/

1908 Seller No. 5 quadruplane
Country of Origin: USA Designed and built by Matthew B. Sellers
Picture from Milan Javorsky

1908 Tatin monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Victor Tatin
Span: 28'3" Length: 28'3" Weight: 790 lb empty
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Tips pusher biplane
Country of Origin: Belgium Designed and built by Tips
Picture from Milan Javorsky.

1908? Vaniman triplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Melvin Vaniman
Span: 36'1" Length: 19'8" Weight: 1100 lb
Picture courtesy www.ctie.monash.edu.au

1908 Vendome No. 2 monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Raoul Vendome
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1908 Voisin (De Caters No. 1) triplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Les Freres Voisin
Span: 24'7" Length: 32'2" Weight: 1050 lb Speed: 34 mph
Picture from www.ctie.monash.edu.au

1908 Voisin (Delagrange No. 2 & 3) biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Les Freres Voisin.
Span: 33'5" Length: 34'5"
Picture courtesy Opdycke E.L. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1908 Voisin HF1bis biplane - similar to HF1 but improved; it flew 16 miles in 20 minutes;
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Les Freres Voisin
Span: 35'5" Length: 44'2" Take-off weight: 1200 lb Speed: 38 mph
No picture as similar to 1907 Voisin HF1

1908 Voisin Standard biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed & built by Les Freres Voisin who produced this type in a great number
Span: 32'10" Length: 34'52 Weight: 980 lb
Picture from www.ctie.monash.edu.au

1908 Zens pusher biplane - flew a few short hops
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Paul and Ernst Zens
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War