Sunday, December 6, 2015

Burgess Newburyport 12.6.15

Burgess model F

"pusher" style plane.

Test flight and crash Newburyport Ma. 1911

This plane was a variant of the Wright model B with improvements to 

ribs and bracing and the addition of Sturtevant D-4  4cylinder water cooled engine 

producing 46 h.p.       The original Wright 4cyl.  producing 35h.p.

Its wingspan was 39'6" and overall length 29'6"  weight 1300 lbs.

Its maximum speed was 43 m.p.h. 

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