Monoplane by G.K.Demkin

40k picture from "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.86

The first Russian aircraft with bicycle landing gear. Monoplane with uncovered fuselage. Rudder had aerodynamically compensation. Aircraft was tested in 1910 at St.Petersburg by Georgy Konstantinovich Demkin himself (lawyer student).

25hp Anzani engine.

Short 'hops' only.



References:
  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.85;

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