Home War Diary of Gen Frank P. Lahm – US Air Service World War One (Part One) World first bomber the Voisin III was designed before WW1 erupted in Sept 1914. Powered by a 120 HP Salmson 9M radial engine, it could carry a 132 lb (60 kg) bomb load

World first bomber the Voisin III was designed before WW1 erupted in Sept 1914. Powered by a 120 HP Salmson 9M radial engine, it could carry a 132 lb (60 kg) bomb load

German demonstration method of bombing from a plane, forward airfield Kolomea, Galicia 1916
The Air Department of the Admiralty asked Handley Page Limited, the UK’s first publicly traded aircraft manufacturing company, to produce at the end of 1914. Their answer was the Handley Page 0-100