Vladimir Fedorovich Savelyev, mechanic at 2nd Aviapark 1916, assisted by V. Zalevsky, used fuselage of Morane G in building quadruplane. Span increased progressively from bottom to top wing, flew well from 19 April 1916 with 80-hp Gnome, later 100-hp Clerget. Did not build planned 8-wing passenger airliner, but did build and fly 2-seat reconnaissance quadruplane 1923, with 120-hp Le Rhône; reached 164 km/h (102 mph) on skis.

Read 2350 times