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GEFA / Gesellschaft für Flugmaschinen und Apparatenbau Eindecker
 
GEFA-Endeck-01
 
A construction of “Gesellschaft für Flugmaschinen- und Apparatenbau” at Bonn-Hangelar; designed and built by Dr. Josef Hoos - a “Kölner” - and a flyer since 1911. Similar monoplanes were built in “some” numbers during 1910-13, with various engines and used by the Hoos flying school up until 1914 - at first in Cologne and from December 1913 in Bonn-Hangelar.
 
The earlier G.E.F.A. eindeckers (of 1911/12) had a small rudder, the later rudders were larger. This example, probably a later model with a partially covered fuselage, is shown at Hangelar Flugplatz in early 1914 with flight-student Albert Leick seated.
 
GEFA-Endeck-02
 
 
 
 


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