Gloster III
1925
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Gloster III

Built for 1925 Schneider Trophy races.

Gloster III


Specification 
 ENGINE1 x Napier Lion VII, 522kW
 WEIGHTS
    Take-off weight1343 kg2961 lb
    Empty weight1033 kg2277 lb
 DIMENSIONS
    Wingspan6.10 m20 ft 0 in
    Length8.18 m27 ft 10 in
    Height2.95 m10 ft 8 in
    Wing area14.12 m2151.99 sq ft
 PERFORMANCE
    Max. speed405 km/h252 mph

Comments
kayakaya, 20.06.2011

USA. The winner was Doolittle in the renowned Curtiss R3C-2. A second IIIA (N-194) was held in reserve for this race.

, 20.06.2011

Gloster III
1925

Jim landon, 21.07.2008

Here is a model of this plane:
Model By Fred Howard
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George White, 11.01.2007

The Gloster IIIA (High Speed Flight N-195) was the most successful of all the GLoster Schneider entries. It came 2nd in the 1925 race held in Baltimore, USA. The winner was Doolittle in the renowned Curtiss R3C-2. A second IIIA (N-194) was held in reserve for this race.

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