Standard E-1

  Base model:E-1
  Designation System:Various US Military
  Designation Period:1909-1919
  Basic role:Undesignated Aircraft

  Length: 18' 10" 5.7 m
  Height:7' 10" 2.3 m
  Wingspan: 24' 0" 7.3 m
  Gross Weight: 1,144 lb 518 kg

  No. of Engines: 1
  Powerplant: Le Rhone
  Horsepower (each): 89

  Max Speed: 100 mph 161 km/h 87 kt
  Ceiling: 13,500 ft 4,114 m

Examples of this type may be found at
Virgina Aviation MuseumSandstonVirginia

E-1 on display

Virgina Aviation Museum


Recent comments by our visitors
 Derek Staha
 Houston, TX
The spacing (for/aft) between interplane struts is different too. I believe the aircraft pictured above is indeed an E-1, while the aircraft pictured below is a TM.
09/17/2007 @ 10:40 [ref: 17943]
 Derek Staha
 Houston, TX
I have to disagree with Harry on this one. It is my understanding that the TM had ailerons on the top wing only and a pair of interplane struts (for a total of 4) on each wing. The aircraft pictured here clearly has four (4) ailerons and eight (8) interplane struts.
09/17/2007 @ 10:36 [ref: 17942]
 Harry E. Cummings
 Winthrop, NY
This aircraft is not a Standard E-1. It is a Thomas Morse S4B. The only one left as far as is known. They wer built in Ithaca, N.Y. during WW-1 as an pursuit however they were used as advanced trainers as it was too late in the war for then to become operational as fighters. However they were used in the movies and by barnstormers.. I have visited The old Rhinebeck Airedrome more than 25 times, had the good fortune to know Cole Palen, and competed with an RC model of the Tommy Morse for many years. The Airdrom has a wonderful web site and air shows evry weekend during the summer months. It is a magical place. A must see for anyone who loves old airplanes.
02/21/2006 @ 17:51 [ref: 12564]


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