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You will find a wealth of material on Gordon England in this incredible resource. You can access it by clicking on the title.
|April 12, 1913|
|A NEW British-built waterplane of great interest has been constructed at Huntingdon by James Radley in collabora-tion with Gordon England, who is acting as his engineer and designer. Both have had great experience in aviation,||machine in which the accommodation for six passengers has been provided at the outset, and has formed of necessity a basic factor governing the proportions of the aeroplane as a whole.|
|the former as a practical pilot, and the latter, not only as a pilot, but as a designer of successful machines. , In their joint effort they have made a bold attempt to advance aeroplane construction a definite step by building a machine which is designed in the first instance to carry six passengers. Other machines have carried as many passengers or even more upon occasion, but this is a||The machine is a waterplane, and the pilot and five passengers are seated, three in each of the two boat-like floats upon which the machine rests when it alights on the water. In the right-hand float is the accommodation for the pilot, and two seats for passengers are arranged behind him, while the three other passengers occupy corresponding seats in the other float.|