While Japan constantly grew in power since the Meiji restoration and being an island nation it's navy too had to have a prominent role in it's military forces The first warships of Japan were built in ofreign Yards mostly in British but there were quite a few French and a some from US yards as...
Here are some uncompleted Imperial Russian warship projects I found on navypedia, any technical drawings, evidence of not being real, further info, or art of these would be greatly appreciated
I've found this article in the Warship International, Vol. 22, No. 2 (1985) about Some French Fast Battleships—That Might Have Been:
These are some interesting proposals from the Naval College graduates.
The two battlecruiser designs mentioned at the end were Georges Edmond Just Durand-Viel...
Hi! The Morita Aeroplane.
Source : ENCYCLOPEDIA OF JAPANESE AIRCRAFT VOL.8 KYUSHU CONTENTS
Blog of Shinzo Morita's son about his father.(Four pages)
Some strange duplication include in English explanation.
Brief biography of Shinzo Morita by his son...
In 1905 there were rumors of the Norwegian aquiring two battleships from the Argentineans, via Peter Christophersen. They would have supposedly been named the Asbjornsen and the Moe. The questions I have are would they have just been the Independencia and Libertad, and if so what modifications...
Hello people! I'm looking for information about the following projects, some pure paper projects, other more serious proposals never come to fruition:
-Kaneda battleship: an alleged 1914 study by Commander Kaneda about an half million ton battleship armed with 100 41cm guns in 50 double turrets...
Austrian Igo Etrich (1879-1967) was experimented in aeronautics from 1899. After
working with engineer Franz Wels he made a tailless glider with backswept wings in
1909 Etrich "Nurflügel" (Only Wings) tractor monoplane
1909 Etrich Taube (Dove) tractor monoplane
the designer Feliksa Brodowskiego (Brodowski) made a two-seat biplane fighter
Project in 1925,the design was modeled on Breguet XIV aircraft,and called Jupiter,
powered by one 400 hp Jupiter engine.
In April 1914 the American magazine Aircraft reported that the Hamilton Aero Mfg. Co. of Seattle, Washington, were putting the finishing touches on an flying or aero boat with a completely closed cabin. It had a streamlined hull with the bow coming to a point while stern was tapered. The...
These texts were from Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906-1921 and 1922-1946
Late 19th century:
The 1899 Naval Expansion Programme:
The 4 built river monitors were ships of the Ion C. Bratianu class
The 8 river torpedo-boats are the ships of the Capitan Nicolae Lascar...
here is Guidoni early aircraft concepts,and his his activities in aviation about developed
a floats to anther airplanes,in early period.
Aermacchi was an Italian aircraft manufacturer. Established originally in 1912 as the Nieuport-Macchi S.A. by Giulio Macchi at Varese in north-western Lombardy. It was later known as Aeronautica Macchi S.p.A. During the firms formative years Macchi worked closely with engine designer Vittorio...
we can also here,speak about AEG projects,and we talk about AEG R-Project
and R.II in this topic;
But,does anyone hear about AEG G.VI bomber project ?.
die fliegertruppen des deutschen kaiserreiches
imperial german state
Leopold Bauer worked for the Jacob Lohner & Co aircraft firm until the end of World War One. The firm was one of the first aircraft companies in Austria-Hungary, which began with the production of aircraft propellers. Starting in 1912 a propeller construction division was created, which...
we spoke before about many Fiat projects,but I open this topic to continue talking
about more Fiat Projects.
the G.4 was a two seat light aircraft project,powered by one 760 hp Fiat A.6 R
engine,I hope we get a more unknown Fiat G series projects...