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A.V. Roe beside Avro No.1 triplane

This image appeared in the New Year’s Day edition of Flight on this day 100 years ago. The image shows aviation pioneer A.V. Roe posing beside his Avro No.1 Triplane powered by a 24h.p. Antoinette engine. See more images from our Archive of Images in AirSpace – Historical Pre 1914  

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An AVRO “slight mishap”

  Flight reported a “slight mishap” that occurred on 24 December to A.V. Roe’s triplane. “After making several good flights at Wembley Park Mr. A. V. Roe had a slight mishap on Christmas Eve, of which we are able to give a snapshot.” The article shows a before and after picture and reported that “Mr. Roe […]

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