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RAS Aeroplane Monoplane

rasmonoplane


Constructed by the RAS Aeroplane Co, Gosport, Hants, UK, the framework was of brazed cycle tubing.
Constructed by Vic Hutfield, at Grange Airfield, Gosport around 1909/1910, the aircraft made several flights with a 24 hp or 35 hp Lascelles engine. For many years it hung in a workshop roof in Gosport until sold, and was last seen on a lorry heading for London.

Engine; 35 h.p. Lascelles
Propeller; 7ft.
Wing span; 32ft 4in
Length; 28ft 6in
Wing area; 210 sq.ft
Total weight; 7001b

 

 


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