Mr Jones was the lecturer in charge at the East Sydney Technical College when classes were held in the 1930s in relation to aircraft design and construction and he himself was involved in the design and construction of a number of aircraft of his own design, and with the assistance
The JS-3 Rapture is one of a series of high performance gliders built in South Africa by Jonker Sailplanes the first model being the JS-1, the prototype of which flew for the first time on 12 December 2006 and the company immediately became known as a builder of world-class sailplanes.
The Jora was a light aircraft produced in the Czech Republic produced by Jora SRO in Vraclav. Looking very similar to the Fantasy Air Cora, which made its public debut at the Fredrichshafen Air Show in Germany in May 1997, it becamepopular due to its low cost and good performance.
The McCandless M-4 Gyroplane was a British single-seater ultra-light autogyro first flown in 1961 and was initially powered by a Triumph motor-cycle engine, this later being replaced by a Norton motor-cycle engine but this was also found not to be suitable for installation in such a machine and was abandoned
Designed by Rimn Isaminskas in Los Angeles, an aeronautical engineer, the Jungster series of light aircraft were simple, strong aircraft, the Jungster I being an aerobatic biplane. The design was based on the German wartime aerobatic training biplane, the Bucker Jungmeister. Designed in 1962 and built to 80% scale, the
The Junkers G.31 series of commercial transports was one of the success stories of the 1930s, and its operation in New Guinea in the freight role has gone down as one of the important annals in aviation history.
It seems there were two Junkers J.1 aircraft, the first, the Blechesel,known as the‘Tin Donkey” or “Sheet Metal Donkey” being the world’s first practical all-metal monoplane and appeared at the beginning of World War
The D-112 Club series was developed from the D-11 Club series, embodying some major design refinement, in the late 1960s, being the most popular of the Jodel series of light touring and sporting monoplanes in France
Photograph: Jodel D-150 Sky Prince VH-LPN (c/n N189) at Wedderburn, NSW in August 2005 (David C Eyre) Country of origin: France Description: Two-seat light sport monoplane Power Plant: One 78 kw (105 hp) Potez 4 E20 four-cylinder in-line air-cooled engine Specifications: Wingspan: 8.15 m (26 ft 9 in) Length: 6.3
Photograph: Jodel DR-1050M Sky King VH-KVC (c/n V67) at Narromine, NSW in September 2012 (David C Eyre) Country of origin: France Description: Three-seat light touring monoplane Power Plant: One 75 kw (100 hp) Continental O-200A four-cylinder horizontally-opposed air-cooled engine Specifications: Wingspan: 8.72 m (28 ft 7½ in) Length: 6.35 m
One of a range of light aircraft produced by Jabiru at its facility at Bundaberg, QLD, the J-430 series is larger than previous models and was designed to seat either two or four and operate as a touring aircraft for the buyer.
Photograph: Jodel DR-1051 Sicile Record ZK-JOD (c/n 350) in June 1988 (Keith Morris –NZCIVAIR) Country of origin: France Description: Two-seat light sport monoplane Power Plant: One 78 kw (105 hp) Potez 4 E-20A four-cylinder air-cooled engine Specifications: Wingspan: 8.72 m (28 ft 7½ in) Length: 6.5 m (20 ft 10
Photograph: Replica of the Johnson Brothers Monoplane at Caboolture, QLD after assembly in 2021 (Eleonore Eyre) Country of origin: United States of America Description: Single-seat monoplane Power Plant: One 48 kw (65 hp) Johnson four-cylinder two-cycle VEE engine Specifications: Wingspan: 10.97 m (36 ft) Length: 10.36 m (34 ft) Weight: