1910 – 1915

Eastchurch: 1910 - 1915

Eastchurch 1910

HEAVIER-THAN-AIR MACHINES IN FLIGHT

The move to Eastchurch was made in May 1910.

The Short S27 was the first ‘normal’ box kite.
The Short S27 was the first ‘normal’ box kite.
A Short S38 - the famous type that the early naval officers learnt to fly
A Short S38 - the famous type that the early naval officers learnt to fly
The first Short ‘tractor’ aeroplane. Piloted by Captain Louis Gerrard R.M.L.I. with Oswald Short as his passenger
The first Short ‘tractor’ aeroplane. Piloted by Captain Louis Gerrard R.M.L.I. with Oswald Short as his passenger

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