This Week’s Hints to help you along:
- A twin-tailed plane designed for the military.
- Early enough that it uses wing warping!
- A Wright design — with Manning, however.
- 2,000 total load with a top speed of 60 mph / 95 kph.
So do you know what this aircraft is?
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Coventry Ordnance Works Biplane number 10, designed by Howard T. Wright and W.O. Manning in 1912.
The aircraft is a C.O.W. Biplane No.10
Gnome powered – 100 hp rotary engine
Side by Side seating
Was flown by the famous pilot Thomas Sopwith.