NON-GERMAN CIRCULAR AND DISC AIRCRAFT HISTORY - PART I

(1911-1943)

 




1911 McCormick-Romme Umbrella Plane

(aka Vought Umbrella Plane)


       
 
       

 

 



 

1913 Lee Richards Annular Monoplane

          







Lee Richard's Annular wing
A scaled model in the Science Museum in London




Lee Richards Annular Biplane Replica





 


Tesla Electro-Gravitational Flight Machine







1929 Paul Maiwurm Fly Wurm annular


 





1931 Union Rotorplane cylinder wing


 


 


1932 Guido Tallei Diri-Disk Blimp




 



1933 Caproni Stipa annular





1933 Antes Annular Wing Monoplane Design

 





1933 Arup S-1 (aka Dirigiplane)




1933 Arup S-2







1935 Arup S-4 and older S-2


 

 


 

1934 Nemeth Round Wing





1936 Kalinin K-12

 








1937 Moskalev SAM-9 Strela


 


 






1938 Jonathan Caldwell Grey Goose







1942 Vought-Zimmerman V-173 Flying Flapjack

 




         




 



           

1943 Vought XF5U-1 Skimmer

         



 




1943 Boeing B-390 Design



 





Alexander G. Weygers Discopter (1943)

 


 


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