This was a design of an aircraft directed to winning a prize of £5,000 ($10,000) offered by British philanthropist Henry Kremer for a man-powered aircraft to fly a mile (1.6 km) and achieve an altitude of 3.048 m (10 ft).
This aircraft was placed on the Australian civil aircraft register on 26 July 2017 as VH-BNF6 (c/n AES-B1) and is owned by ESE Ltd of Upper Throic Farm, Marsbury Wells in Somerset in the United Kingdom and the aircraft is operated by ESE Australia Pty Ltd of Yarralumla, ACT.
Known as the “Aussie Tiger”, the Eurocopter Tiger in late 2001 was named by the Australian Government as the winner of the Air 87 Programme to supply the Australian Army with 22 armed reconnaissance helicopters.
The Taube (Dove) was designed and built by Igo Etrich in Austria in 1908 and became well liked for its performance and handling. Rights to the design were then obtained by the German Government and Rumpler Luftahrzeugbau GmbH of Berlin received a contract to build 20 examples.
Designed by John Edgley in 1974, and built by Edgley Aircraft Ltd. in the United Kingdom, the Optica was a three-seat light touring aircraft, construction of the prototype beginning in 1976 after extensive work in a wind tunnel.
The Models 170, 175, 190 and 195 are members of a family of turbofan-powered passenger aircraft produced by Embraer in Brazil and which were developed following the success of the EMB-145 series, with more than 900 examples of the latter delivered.
The Eclipse 500 was one of the first of what has become known as the Very Light Jet (VLA) and incorporates technologically advanced systems which include electronic circuit breakers, enhanced avionics functionality, dual-channel FADEC and auto-throttle.
In the United States in 1981 the Eastern Ultralights company commenced designing and building ultralight aircraft for the world market, the aircraft being designed by Robert Able and produced in some numbers for the amateur construction market.
The Helicycle was designed as a light single-seat sporting helicopter by Eagle Research and Development of Caldwell, Idaho, and has received much development since it was designed by B J Schramm in the 1960s.
The prototype of the EA-100 was flown in 2007 and was fitted with a 75-kw (100-hp) Rotax engine but, following the placement of the type in production a number of engines became available to meet customer requirements, these including the Subaru 115FL, Rotax 912 ULS, Rotax 914 turbo and the
Designed by Ronald Mason in Canada, the Christavia is produced in a number of models as a homebuilt aircraft and plans are available from the designer. Designed for work by missionaries in Africa, the name of the aircraft means Christ-in-Aviation.
The Legacy 600 is one of a series of business and executive aircraft designed, developed and constructed in Brazil by Embraer, being a development of the ERJ 135 family of commercial airliners, but being fitted with the Mark I cockpit installed in the EMB 145 series.
The CH-7 Angel was designed by Augusto Cicare in Argentina as a single-seat light cheap sporting helicopter powered by a 600-cc two-cycle two-cylinder dual-ignition liquid cooled engine. Aimed at a market for transport, tourism and agricultural use, the structure is of steel trestle weld and aluminium tubes bolted together,
The ELA-09 Junior is one of arrange of gyroplanes designed and built in Spain for the gyrocopter market and has become popular around the world, having a wide speed range of 35-km/h (22 mph) to 120 km/h (74 mph) and a max speed of 150 km/h (93 mph).
Originally known as the EMB-145, the ERJ-145 is a new generation regional airliners designed to take advantage of the latest technology in turbofan engines, providing jet speeds between regional centres at almost turboprop costs.
ELA Aviacion in Spain commenced production of gyrocopters for the civil market in 1996 and by 2006 had becoming the largest ultralight manufacturer, and the only Spanish company to construction autogyros.
Designed and developed by Embraer (Empres a Brasileirs da Aeronautica SA), which is 51-percent owned by the Brazilan Government, the Bandeirante series of aircraft was designed initially to meet the needs of the FAB (Brazilian Air Force) for a light transport.
Designed and built in Finland, the Pik-20 series of gliders emanated from a design by the University of Technology in Helsinki, design work commencing in 1971 and the first of two prototypes flew for the first time on 10 October 1973.
The ERJ-135 program was launched on 26 September 1997 and the prototype made its first flight from the manufacturers based at Sao Jose do Campos, Brazil, on 4 July 1998, the company at that time holding orders for 73 aircraft plus options on a further 122. It (PT-ZJA) made
The Enstrom Corporation of Menominee County Airport, Michigan, was formed in 1959 by Rudy Enstrom to undertake the development and production of a small helicopter for private and commercial operation.