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Etrich-Wels Etrich I

 
Etrich-1
 
Designed by Igo Etrich and Franz Xavier Wels, the Etrich I was built at Oberaltstadt, near Trautenau (today Trutnov, Czech Republic). It had a front elevator and control of the aircraft was for the first time using wing warping. A pusher monoplane, power was an Antoinette 24 hp engine.
 
The tests flights were performed at Vienna, Prater Square in the fall of 1907. Using a rail starting ramp, the aircraft was too heavy to fly.

Shown as in the original Etrich Taube brochure with Igo Etrich is in the pilot seat.
 
 
 
 


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