August 16, 1913  
  SINCE Messrs. J. Radley and G. England built their first experimental machine some months ago, the rough idea for which was provided by Mr. Radley and the design elaborated by Mr. England, they have gained a lot of experience with this type of waterplane. Evidently this experience has strengthened their the first biplane was fitted with floats of the punt type, but it was found that they were not strong enough, so in the present machine they have been abandoned for boats.
     These which were built locally by the South Coast Yacht Agency, while not being a great deal heavier than the
  THE RADLEY-ENGLAND WATERPLANE. --A three-quarter view "Flight" Copyright  
  faith in the flying boat—or rather boats—type, for the biplane which they had entered, although, unfortunately, through engine troubles, withdrawn at the last moment, for the Daily Mail Race, differs, except, of course, for such alterations as have been necessitated by the installation of a 150 h.p. Sunbeam engine, instead of the three 50 h.p. Gnome motors, very little from the first experimental machine.
     As the most noticeable innovation is in the shape of the floats, we will refer to this first. It will be remembered that
punt type, are very much stronger, and have the further advantage of being less liable to leak, owing to the fact that they are clinker-built. As some of our readers might be a little in doubt about the exact meaning of the term clinker-built, it may be explained that a boat is said to be clinker-built when the outer boards or planking do not butt up against one another with their edges, but overlap each other a little. Boats of this type are known to be much stronger, weight for weight, than those in which the planking forms butt joints.  
  THE RADLEY-ENGLAND WATERPLANE. --A side view "Flight" Copyright  

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