1909

1909 Abric-Calas biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Abric and Calas
Span: 36'1" Weight: 1190 lbs gross
No picture found

1909 Aerial Manufacturing Co. monoplane
Country of Origin: UK Designed and built by A.M.C.
Span: 44' Length: 44' with folding undercarriage

Picture courtesy of Goodall. M. co-author with A.Tagg (deceased) of British Aircraft before the Great War Schiffer Publishing Ltd. Atglen.

1909 Aerocar Canada - did it fly?
Country of Origin: Canada Designed and built by William J. Robertson
No picture found

1909 Aeromarine flying boat - canard pusher, single-seater
Country of Origin: USA Designed and built by Aeromarine Corp.
Picture courtesy www.aerofiles.com/

1909 AMA biplane?
Country of Origin: Spain Designed and built by AMA company?
No picture found

1909 Antoinette VI monoplane - similar to Type IV & V (see 1908) but with wing warping.
Country of Origin: France Designer: Leon Levavasseur
Picture from National Air & Space Museum, Washington DC

1909 Antoinette VII monoplane - similar to previous types, 2nd unsuccessful channel crossing
Country of Origin: France Designer: Leon Levavasseur
Picture from National Air & Space Museaum, Washington DC

1909 Antoinette VIII monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designer: Leon Levavasseur
Similar to previous types but span is 46'
Picture from National Air & Space Museum, Washington DC

1909 Antoni monoplane
Country of Origin: Italy Designed and built by Guido and Ugo Antoni
Picture from www.aeronautica.it

1909 Anzani tractor monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Alexandre Anzani
Picture courtesy of Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Armitage single-seater monoplane - reportedly made 57 flights
Country of Origin: USA Designed and built by George Armitage
No picture found, but see 1910 Armitage

1909 Astley monoplane
Country of Origin: UK Designed and built by H. J. D. Astley.
Span: 24' Length: 24'

Picture courtesy of Goodall. M. co-author with A.Tagg (deceased) of British Aircraft before the Great War Schiffer Publishing Ltd. Atglen.

1909 Auffin-Ordt monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Auffin-Ordt
Span: 26'3"
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 A.V.I.A. monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by A.V.I.A.
Span: 23' Length: 25'5"
Picture from www.ctie.monash.edu.au

1909 A.V.I.A. "Vedette" biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by A.V.I.A.
Picture from www.ctie.monash.edu.au

1909 Avioplan
Country of Origin: Romania Designed and built by Rodrig Goliescu
Picture from Willem Mar

1909 AVROE (later AVRO) tractor triplane No. 1
Country of Origin: UK Designed and built by A.V.Roe
Span: 20' Length: 20' Weight: 450 lb
Picture courtesy of Goodall M. co-author with Tagg A. (deceased) of British Aircraft before the Great War Schiffer Publishing Ltd. Atglen

1909 Baddeck II biplane
Country of Origin: Canada Designed and built by McCurdy and Baldwin with Canadian Aerodrome Company
Picture and Info from Milan Javorsky

1909 Barnwell canard biplane - flown only briefly
Country of Origin: UK (Scotland) Designed and built by Frank and Harold Barnwell
Span: 48' Weight: 1568 lb
Picture and Info from Milan Javorsky

1909 Barrillon Monoplane No. 1 - flew for short distances
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Pierre Barillon
Span: 30'10" Length: 26'3" Weight: 716 lb
No picture found

1909 Barillon Monoplane No. 2
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Pierre Barillon
Picture from www.ctie.monash.edu/hargrave

1909 Beach-Willard monoplane
Country of Origin: USA Designed and built by S. Y. Beach and C. F. Willard
Span: 39'3" Length: 36' Weight: 750 lb gross
No picture found, information from Milan Javorsky

1909 Blackburn "Dart" triplane
Country of Origin: UK Designed and built by Blackburn
Picture from Milan Javorsky

1909 Bleriot XI monoplane (Anzani type) - first English Channel crossing. Was a great success, it was built in a great number of types over many years, in spite of newer models also being built. In 1909 Bleriot also built the smaller Type XI-REP (wing area only 14.5 sq. yds.) but with stronger motor, hoping to obtain a racer!
Country of origin:
France. Designer: Louis Bleriot - his 11th machine was a success.
Span:
25'7" Length: 23ft Weight: 660 lbs.
Speed: 45 mph
Model kits/plans: www.hrunway.com offers detailed model construction plan. Air Loisirs produce a fine kit.
Picture courtesy of Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Bleriot XII highwing monoplane - no larger picture available
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Louis Bleriot
Span: 32'10" Length: 31'2" Speed: 62 mph

Picture from www.aerobscure.free.fr

1909? Bobenreith biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Bobenreith
Picture courtesy L.E.Opdycke author French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Bonnet-Labranche ABL monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Brothers Bonnet-Labranche
Span: 36' Length: 32'10"
Picture from www.ctie.monash.edu

1909 Bonnet-Labranche No. 3 pusher biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Brothers Bonnet-Labranche
Span: 23' Length: 26'3" Weight: 550 lb
Picture from www.ctie.monash.edu

1909 Borgnis tailless pusher triplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Paul and Achille Borgnis
Span: 47'7" Weight: 1250 lb gross
Picture from www.ctie.monash.edu

1909 Boutaric triplane - did it fly?
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Boutaric
Picture www.aerobscure.free.fr

1909 Bradshaw monoplane
Country of Origin: UK Designed and built by Granville Bradshaw
No picture found

1909? Brauner and Smith biplane
Country of Origin: USA Designed and built by P. Brauner and A. J. Smith
Picture from Aeronautic Society of New York

1909 Breguet I tractor biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Louis Breguet
Span: upper 45' lower 39'4" Length: 30' Weight: 1275 lb empty
Picture courtesy of Opdycke L. E., author of French Aeroplanes Before the Great War

1909 Breguet II tractor biplane - much improved
Countrty of Origin: France Designed and built by Louis Breguet
Span: 41' Length: 27'11" Weight: 1100 lb
Picture courtesy of Opdycke L. E., author of French Aeroplanes Before the Great War

1909 Britain triplane
Country of Origin: UK Designed and built by Henry Britain
Patent No. 21952 drawing courtesy of Goodall M. co-author with Tagg A. (deceased) of British Aircraft before the Great War Schiffer Publishing Ltd. Atglen

1909 Brunet-Olivert biplane
Country of Origin: Spain Designed and built by G. Brunet y Viadera and J. Olivert
Picture from WW1 Aero

1909 BRT biplane
Country of Origin: France Unknown designer and builder.
Picture courtesy L.E.Opdycke author French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Burlingame Monoplane - one of the first monoplanes
Country of Origin: USA Designed and built by Elmer A.Burlingame
Picture: http://www aerofiles.com/

1909 Caproni Ca-1 biplane
Country of Origin: Italy Designed and built by Gianni Caproni
Span: 34'5" Length: 32'4"
Picture from Milan Javorsky

1909 Caudron Type A tractor biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Rene Caudron
Span: 26'4" Length: 26'4" Weight: 551 lb Speed: 61 mph
Picture from www.mairie-ponthhoile.fr

1909 Cazalot et Prevot biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Cazalot and Prevot
No picture found

1909 Chapiro biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Chapiro
Span: 39'4" Length: 29'6"
Picture from www.ctie.monash.edu

1909 Chaussee biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Chauseee
No picture found.

1909 Chauviere No. 1 monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed by Saulniers, built by Cauviere
Span: 21'4" Length: 26'3" Weight: 947 lb empty
Picture from www.ctie.monash.edu

1909 Chauviere No. 2 kind of biplane
Country of Origin: Spain France Designed by De Penteado (Spaniard), built by Chauviere
Span: 21'4" Length: 26'3" Weight: 705 lb empty
Picture from www.ctie.monash.edu

1909 Chedeville monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by George Chedeville
Span: 39'4" Length: 39'4"
No picture found

1909 Christmas Red Bird I biplane
Country of Origin: USA Designed and built by Dr.W.Christmas
Picture: http://www aerofiles.com/

1909? Clement M monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Maurice Clement
Picture courtesy L.E.Opdycke author French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Clerget monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Pierre Clerget
Span: 29'6" Length: 32'10"
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Cluzan biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Cluzan
Span: 33'9"
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Cobianchi "Brescia" biplane
Country of Origin: Italy Designed and built by Cobianchi
Picture from Willem Mar

1909 Cobioni monoplane
Country of Origin: Switzerland Designed and built by Henri Cobioni
No picture found information from Milan Javorsky

1909 Cody No. 1 (A, B, C ) twin pusher biplane
A now with ailerons; B with 50 HP Antoinette engine; C with 60-90 HP ENV engine
Country of Origin: UK Designed and built by Samuel Cody, US citizen
Span: 52' Length: 44' Take-off weight: around 2500 lb
Picture from www.germanpostcards.com

1909 Copin tractor biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Georges Copin
Span: 32'10" Length: 26'3" Weight: 440 lb
Picture from www.ctie.monash.edu

1909 Cremp monoplane - world's first aircraft equipped with ski gear to operate from snow-covered fields
Country of Origin: Russia Designed and built by Yu Cremp
Span: 26'3" Length: 16'5" Speed: 37 mph
Picture www.internetelite.ru/aircraft


1909 Curtiss Golden Flyer pusher
Country of origin: USA Designer: Glenn Curtiss
Span: 28'9" Length: 30'
Model kits/plans: A model building plan is available from Pat Tritle at www.thuntek.net/pcmodels
Picture recommended by Ken Blais

1909 Curtiss Reims Racer
Country of Origin: USA Designed and built by Glen Curtiss
Span: 26'3" Length: 30'4" Weight: 700 lb
Model plan: On request we can supply a very detailed technical drawing for scale modellers - email Herb (click on Early Birds logo below).
Picture from Bud Carlson.

1909 Cuthbertson I and II pusher biplane
Country of Origin: USA Designed by Cuthbertson Built by Michigan Steel Boat Co.
Span: 30'
No picture found

1909 Daimler Lutskoy No. 1 monoplane - largest aircraft built and flown in 1909.
One nose propeller driven by one engine and two wing-mounted driven by another engine
Country of Origin: Russia/Germany Designed by B. G. Lutskoy (Russian) Built by Daimler
Span: 68'11 Length: 59' Loaded weight: 3748 lbs Speed: 90 km
Picture and information from Milan Javorsky

1909 De Feure-Deperdussin monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed De Feure, built by Deperdussin
Picture from www.ctie.monash.edu.au


1909 de Havilland No. 1 biplane

Country of Origin: UK Designed and built by Geoffrey De Havilland
Span: 36' Length: 29' Weight all up: 850 lb
Picture scanned from ‘Planemakers: 3, de Havilland’ - Philip J. Birtles - Jane's – 1984 and supplied by Johan Visschedijkj.

1909 De Silva biplane - did it fly?
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by De Silva
Picture from www.ctie.monash.edu.au

1909 Dufaux tractor biplane - many flight during 1909 and in 1910. Armand Dufaux flew almost 50 miles in 1 hr 18 mins over water the length of Lake Geneva (almost double the distance over water than Bleriot during his channel crossing)
Country of origin: Switzerland Designed and built by Armand & Henri Dufaux
Picture from biography of Dufaux Brothers

1909 Ellehammer "Standard" mMonoplane
Country of Origin: Denmark Designed and built by Jacob Chrisian Hansen Ellehammer
Span: 27'9" Length: 24'7"
Picture from Milan Javorsky

1909 Eparvier monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by H.Eparvier
Weight: 770 lb
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Epps monoplane
Country of Origin: USA Designed and built by Benjamin Thomas Epps
Picture from Milan Javorsky

1909 Esnault-Pelterie REP 2 monoplane - similar to REP 1 (see 1908) but now with fin and rudder.
Flew up to 5 miles distance
Country of origin: France Designed and built by Robert Esnault-Pelterie
Span: 32'2"
Picture from National Air & Space Museum, Washington DC

1909 Etrich "Nurflügel" (Only Wings) tractor monoplane
Country of Origin: Austria (Austro-Hungarian empire) Designed and built by Igo Etrich
Picture from Milan Javorsky

1909 Etrich Taube (Dove) tractor monoplane
Span: 48'7" Length: 32'9" 1750 lb Gross speed: up to 70 mph
Country of Origin: Austria Designed and built by Igo Etrich

Picture of Original in Vienna Museum

1909 Etrich-Wels "Praterspatz" (Prater sparrow) tractor monoplane
Country of Origin: Austria (Austro-Hungarian empire) Designed and built by Igo Etrich and Franz Wels
Picture from Willem Mar

1909 Euler pusher biplane single seater - the first powered airplane of original German design
Country of Origin: Germany Designed and built by August Euler
Span: 32'10" Length: 29'6" Weight empty: 525 lbs
Picture from Milan Javorsky

1909 Euler-Voisin pusher biplane
Country of Origin: Germany Re-designed and built by August Euler
Picture from Milan Javorsky

1909 Faccioli triplane - first Italian plane
Country of Origin: Italy Designed and built by Aristide Faccioli
Picture from Fiat

1909 Faludy III Biplane - did it fly?
Country of Origin: Hungary Designed and built by Karoly Faludy
Span: 25'7" Length: 22'8"
Picture courtesy Andor Gibas, Information Gabor Fekecs

1909 Farman HFII tractor biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Henri Farman (British born but became French)
Picture courtesy of Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Farman HF III pusher biplane - record 112 miles in 3 hrs 15 mins.
Country of origin:
France/UK. Designer : Henri Farman
Span:
34'5" Length: 39'4" Weight: 1280 lbs gross Speed: 37 mph
Model kits/plans:
Plan available from Pat Tritle, www.thunteknet/pcmodels
Picture courtesy www.thosemagnificentmen.co.uk which offers further information

1909 Farman MF1 pusher biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Maurice Farman
Span: 36'5" Weight: 1280 lb gross
Picture from www.postcardworld.co.uk

1909? Faure monoplane - did it fly?
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Faure
Span: 47'7" Length: 29'6"
Picture courtesy L. E. Opdycke author French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Ferguson tractor monoplane - first flight in Ireland & first Briton to build and fly his own design
Country of Origin: Ireland Designed and built by Harry Ferguson (of Tractor fame)
Span: 32' Length: 36' Engine: 35 hp

Picture and more information from www.ferguson-museum.co.uk

1909 Fernandez No. 2 biplane
Country of Origin: Spain/France Designed and built by Antonio Fernandez
Span: 26'3" Length: 3210" Weight empty: 660 lb
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Fernandez No. 3 "Aeral" biplane
Country of Origin: Spain/France Designed and built by Antonio Fernandez
Span: 31'4" Length: 30'2"
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Ford-Van Auken mono tractor plane
Country of Origin: USA Designed and built by Ediel Ford and Charles Van Auken
Linked picture by hotlink to http://www.aerofiles.com/

1909 Germe biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Germe
Span: 39'4" Weight: 880 lb
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Gilbert monoplane - did it fly?
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Gilbert
Picture from www.ctie.monash.edu.au

1909 Gilly triplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Gilly
Wing Area: 100 sqm
No picture found

1909 Goupy I triplane
Country of Origin: France Designed by Goupy, built by Voisin
Span: 23' Weight: 1430 lb
Picture from www.libraries.wright.edu

1909 Goupy II heavily staggered tractor biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Goupy
Span: 20' Length: 23' Weight: 630 lb gross
Picture courtesy of L.E.Opdycke, author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Grandjean monoplane
Country of Origin: Switzerland Designed and built by Rene Grandjean
Picture and information from Milan Javorsky

1909 Gregoire Monoplane 1
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Gregoire
Span: 36'1" Weight: 660 lb
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Guyot-Cellier tandem biplane - did it fly?
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Guyot and Cellier
Picture www.aerobscure.free.fr

1909 Hammond biplane
Country of Origin: UK Designed and built by E.V. Hammond
Picture courtesy of M.Goodall and A.Tagg (deceased) authors of British Aircraft before the Great War Published by Schiffer Publishing Ltd.Atglen PA.

1909 Heath monoplane
Country of Origin: USA Designed and built by Ed. Heath
Picture from WW1 Aereo

1909 Hieronymus Type I
Country of Origin: Austria/ Hungary Designed and built by Hieronymus
Span: 39'4"
Picture not yet found. Information from Milan Javorsky

1909 Howard Wright biplane
Country of Origin: UK Designed and built by Howard T.Wright
Span: 40' Length: 43' Weight: 1100 lb Speed: 35 mph Price: £1200
Picture courtesy of Goodall M. co-author with A.Tagg (deceased) of British Aircraft before the Great War. Schiffer Publishing Ltd. Atglen.

1909 Howard Wright monoplane
Country of Origin: UK Designed and built by Howard T.Wright
Span: 32' Length: 27' Weight: 750 lb Price: £1000
Picture courtesy of Goodall M. co-author with A.Tagg (deceased) of British Aircraft before the Great War. Schiffer Publishing Ltd. Atglen

1909 IAL monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Imbert and Latour
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Kaspar-Cihak monoplane (Czechs)
Country of Origin: Czechia Designed and built by Kaspar and Cihak
Picture not yet found. Information from Milan Javorsky

1909 Kluytman twin-pusher biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Kluytmans
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Koechlin Type A monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Paul Koechlin
Span: 27'11" Weight: 570 lb Speed: 44 mph
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Lamine biplane
Country of Origin: France
Length: 42'8" Wing area: 72 sqyd
No picture found

1909 Lamoureux monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed ? and built by Lamoureux
Span: 26'3" Length: 24'7"
No picture found

1909 Lasternas biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Lasternas
Span: 44'3"
No picture found

1909 Latord et Niepce monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Letord and Niepce
Span: 31'6" Length: 27'11" Weight gross: 770 lb
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909? Legagnoux biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Legagnoux
Picture from Willem Mar

1909 Legras biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Legras
No picture found

1909 Lejeune biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed by Louis Lejeune Built by Pischoff et Köchlin
Span: 21'4" Length: 16'6" Weight: 385 lb
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Lejeune modified biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Lejeune
Picture from Willem Mar

1909 Lepin triplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Lepin
No picture found

1909 Letord et Niepce monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Letord and Niepce
Span: 31'6" Length: 27.11" Weight: 772 lb
Picture courtesy L.E.Opdycke author French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Liwentaal "Libellule" Tandem Biplane - first plane built and flown in Switzerland
Country of Origin: Switzerland Designed and built by Alexandre Liwentall
Wing surface: 29 sq.yards Weight allup: 551 lbs
Picture from www.pionnair-gr.com

1909 Loose monoplane
Country of Origin: USA Designed and built by Loose
Span: 31'8" (later 26') Length: 20'6"
No picture found

1909 Macfie monoplane
Country of Origin: USA/UK Designed and built by Robert F. Macfie, US citizen
Span: 28'6" Weight: 680 lb
Picture courtesy of Goodall M. co-author with A.Tagg (deceased) of British Aircraft before the Great War Schiffer Publishing Ltd. Atglen

1909 Marchetti "Chimera" biplane
Country of Origin: Italy Designed and built by Marchetti
Picture from Willem Mar

1909 Martin pusher biplane (Curtis type)
Span: 40'3" Length: 38'2"
Country of Origin: USA Designed and built by Glenn L.Martin

Picture from www.marylandaviationmuseum.org

1909? Martinet biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Martinet
Picture from www.ctie.monash,edu.au

1909 Maxfield monoplane
Country of Origin: UK Designed and built by Maxfield
Picture courtesy of Goodall M. co-author with A.Tagg (deceased) of British Aircraft before the Great War Schiffer Publishing Ltd. Atglen

1909 Mazoyer monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Marius Mazoyer
Wing area: 28 sq.yd
Picture courtesy L.E.Opdycke author French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 McDowell monoplane
Country of Origin: Canada? Designed and built by McDowell
Picture unknown source

1909? Miller monoplane
Country of Origin: Italy Designed and built by Miller
Picture from Willem Mar

1909 Moisant Monoplane "L'Ecrevisse" (Crayfish) - first all-metal plane
Country of Origin: USA/France Designed and built John Moisant, US citizen
Wing area: 29 sq.yards Weight empty: 550 lb
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designer and builder unknown
Span: 31'6" Length: 27'10" Weight: 772 lbs
No picture found; Information Jane's Aircrafts

1909? More-Brabazone
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Moore-Brabazone
Picture from Willem Mar

1909 Moreau Aerostable monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Albert Moreau
Span: 39'4" Length: 29'6" Weight empty: 1100 lb
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Neal monoplane
Country of Origin: UK Designed and built by J.V. Neal
Picture courtesy of Goodall M. co-author with A.Tagg (deceased) of British Aircraft before the Great War Schiffer Publishing Ltd. Atglen

1909 Nieuport I highwing monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Edouard Niewport
Span: 25'3" Length: 23' Weight: 630 lb gross
Picture from National Air & Space Museum, Washington DC

1909 Obre biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Emile Obre
Picture from Willem Mar

1909 Obre Biplane No. 2
Country of Origin. France Designed and built by Emile Obre
Picture from Willem Mar

1909 Page-Light biplane
Country of Origin: USA Designed and built by V. Page and O. Light
No picture found

1909 Paulhan
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Paulhan
Picture from www.ctie.monash.edu.au

1909 Pischoff et Koechlin monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by De Pischoff and Koechlin
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Platel monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed by Platel, Builder unknown
Span: 19'8" Length: 23' Weight: 328 lb
Picture courtesy L.E.Opdycke author French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Ponzelli-Miller "Aerocurvo" monoplane
Country of Origin: Italy Designed by Riccardo Ponzelli, built by Franz Miller
Picture from Mauro Fiorentini

1909 Pride monoplane - flew 976 yards before hitting a tree!
Country of Origin: UK Designed and built by Christopher Pride
Span: 32'8" Weight allup: 684 lb
No picture found

1909 Prosper monoplane
Country of Origin: Canada? Designed and built by Prosper
Picture unknown source

1909? Raiche-Crout biplane
Country of Origin: USA Designed and built by F. Raiche and C. M. Crout
Picture from Aeronautic Society of New York

1909 Rossel-Peugeot biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Rossel, financed by Peugeot
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Rumpler Taube (Dove) monoplane
Country of Origin: Germany Designed and built by Rumpler
Picture from Milan Javorsky

1909 Rusjan EDA 1 biplane - first flight in the Empire
Country of Origin: Slovenia (in 1909 Austro-Hungarian Empire) Designed and built by Edvard Rusjan
Span: 26'3" Length: 39'4"
Picture from www.edvard-rusjan.it

1909 Salamanca biplane?
Country of Origin: Spain Designed and built by Salamanca Brothers
No picture found

1909 Sanchis
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Sanchis
Span: 39'4" Length: 37'9"
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Sanders No. 1 biplane
Country of Origin: UK Designed: Capt.H.A.Sanders Built by London Aeroplanes and Navigation Co.
Span: 50'
Picture courtesy of Goodall M. co-author with A.Tagg (deceased) of British Aircraft before the Great War Schiffer Publishing Ltd. Atglen

1909 Santos-Dumont Demoiselle - the 'first' ultralight.
Country of origin: France/Brazil. Designer: A.Santos-Dumont.
Span:
16'9" Length: 26'3" Weight: 315 lbs
Model kits/plans:
plan can be downloaded from RCMicroflight Magazine. Sig Mfg. USA offer an attractive scale kit, as also do Air Loisirs.
Picture courtesy www.thosemagnificentment.co.uk which offer more information.

1909 Saul No. 1 tandem biplane
Country of Origin: UK Designed by G. P. D. Saul Built by Handley Page
Span: 20' Length: 20' Weight allup: 320 lbs Speed: 30 mph Price: £250
Picture courtesy of M.Goodall and A.Tagg (deceased) authors of British Aircraft before the Great War Published by Schiffer Publishing Ltd.Atglen PA.

1909 Savary tractor biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed by Robert Savary Built by Leon Boller
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 SCAA "Fregates" monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Societe de Construction d'Appareils Aeriens
Span: 32'10" Length: 21'4" Weight: 506 lb Speed: 40 mph
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 SELA-1 monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed by G.Badini. Built by Societe d'Etude pour la Locomotion Aerienne
No picture found but similar to 1910 SELA-2

1909 Seller No. 6 quadruplane
Country of Origin: USA Designed and built by Matthew B. Sellers
Picture from Milan Javorsky

1909 Short No. 2 biplane - with this plane Moore-Brabazon won the Daily Mail prize for a circular flight of 1 mile.
Country of Origin: UK Designed and built by Short Bros.
Span: 48'4" Length: 32' Weight allup: 1485 Speed: 45 mph.
Picture courtesy of Goodall M. co-author with A.Tagg (deceased) of British Aircraft before the Great War Schiffer Publishing Ltd. Atglen

1909 Stebbins-Geynet pusher bi-triplane - convertible from bi- to triplane by attaching a middle wing
Country of Origin: USA Designed and built by Stebbins and Geynet
No picture found

1909 Stoeckel Monoplane - 2 props - did if fly?
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Stoeckel
Wingsurface: 282 sq.ft Weight: 661 lb
Picture from www.ctie.monash.edu.au

1909 Svachulay Kolibri I monoplane - just a few hops, but it was a start for later success!
Country of Origin: Hungary Designed and built by Sandor Svachulay
Span: 23' Length: 16'5" Take-off Weight: 375 lb Speed: 44 mph
Picture and information from Gabor Fekecs

1909 Tanski "Latka" monoplane
Country of Origin: Poland Designed and built by C.Tanski
Span: 36'1" Length: 23'8"
Picture from Historia Lotnictwa Polskiego

1909 Tucek Type I 1-seater monoplane
Country of Origin: Czechia (Austro-Hungarian Empire) Designed and built by Tucek
Span: 29'10" Length: 24'7" Weight: 772 lb
No picture yet found

1909 Ueda Hiryu-go biplane - did it fly?
Country of Origin: Japan Designed and built by Shoraro Ueda
Picture from Yasui Hiko Studio

1909 U.F.A. monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Union Francaise Aerienne
No picture found

1909 U.F.A.triplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Union Francaise Aerienne
Span: 26'3"
No picture found

1909 Vasserot-Delassor "La Mouette Geante" (Giant Seagull) monoplane - reported to have flown 100 meters
No picture found

1909 Vendome No. 3 monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Raoul Vendome
Span: 37'9" Length: 31'2"
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Vendome 3 Bis monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Raoul Vendome
Picture from Willem Mar

1909 Vendome "La Moustique" (Mosquito) monoplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Raoul Vendome
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Verdaguer biplane?
Country of Origin: Spain Designed and built by Verdaguer
No picture found

1909 Voisin "Bird of Passage" pusher biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Brothers Voisin
Picture from www.chez.com

1909 Voisin tractor biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Feres Voisin
Span: 32'10" Length: 29'6"
Picture courtesy Opdycke E.L. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Vosgiens biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Atelier Vosgiens
Picture from www.ctie.monash.edu.au

1909 Walden Tandem biplane
Country of Origin: USA Designed and built by W.H.Walden
Picture from Aeronautic Society of New York

1909 Watkins monoplane
Country of Origin: UK Designed and built by C.Horace Watkins,
Span: 32' Length: 21'6" Weight allup: 390 lb Speed: 25-70 mph Range: 180 miles
Picture courtesy of Goodall M. co-author with A.Tagg (deceased) of British Aircraft before the Great War Schiffer Publishing Ltd. Atglen

1909 WLD No. 2 biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed and built by Witzig, Liore and Dutilleul
Picture courtesy Opdycke L.E. author of French Aeroplanes before the Great War

1909 Wright Military Flyer - slightly smaller to pass the Army's speed test.
Country of origin: USA. Designed and built by Wilbur & Orville Wright.
Span: 36.5' Length: 28.9' Weight: 735 lbs.

Model kits/plans: A nice scale model kit is available from Pat Tritle, at www.thuntek.net/pcmodels/
Picture courtesy of Wright web site www.first-to-fly.com where you will also find further details.

1909 Wright Model A 'transitional' - the first of their planes with a horizontal surface behind the tail rudders, first fixed and than replaced it with a flexible elevator, giving the plane a front and a rear elevator. Later they reduced the size of the canard.
Country of origin: USA. Designed and built by Wilbur & Orville Wright.
Picture courtesy of Wright web site www.first-to-fly.com where you will also find more information.  

1909 Zipfel biplane
Country of Origin: France Designed by Zipfel built by Voisin Freres
Picture from www.ctie.monash.edu.au

1909 Zipfel triplane
Country of Origin: France Designed by Armand Zipfel Built by Voisins
Picture from Willem Mar