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Antoinette VIII

Levasseur Antoinette

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The 1090 Antoinette VIII was a further development of Antoinette IV with larger engine and wing warping.

The 1909 Levavasseur Antoinette was one of the most well known designs from the early days of aviation. With this Engine, several records were flown, like the first German cross country and the first time at 1000m height. An attempt to cross the channel first failed.

Engine One 50 hp Antoinette.
Length 37 ft. (11.5m)
Wing span 42 ft (12.8m)
Weight empty 992 lb (450 kg)
Seats: 1.
Speed: 43 mph (70 kph)
Range 96 miles (155 km)

 


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