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Allen

R. Allen


History

Policeman Richard "Bobby" Allen, of Bradford, Yorkshire, built a "bicycle" ornithopter in 1908. Unsurprisingly, the machine refused to fly.

Company References
  1. British Aircraft Before The Great War, Michael H. Goodall and Albert E. Tagg (Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2001)




Project Data top

Project No
Type No
Name
Alternative Name(s)
Year
Spec (Requirement)
Status
Qty
Description
References
     Ornithopter    1908    Pro(n)  1  1S "bicycle" ornithopter  1

Project References
  1. British Aircraft Before The Great War, Michael H. Goodall and Albert E. Tagg (Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2001)



Production Data

   Total Allen Production     1   

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