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Aircraft
Registration / Serial:No Reg
Aircraft Original Type:Bréguet 14
Aircraft Generic Type:Bréguet 14
Aircraft Version:Yackey BRL-12
Operator / Titles:Stirling New Guinea Expedition
C/n (msn):
Aircraft Name:The Ern
Location
City / Area:Mamberamo River / Albatros Bivak [ Off-Airport ]Map
Country:Indonesia
 
Photo Date:April 1926 to June 1926
Photo from:AirHistory Photo Archive
Photo ID: 162317
Photo Comment

Used by the 1926 Stirling New Guinea expedition, The Ern was a Bréguet 14 B2 bomber rebuilt with a corrugated metal fuselage and a Liberty engine in the USA by Wilfred Yackey's company. The aircraft served the expedition admirably for two months, making two or three supply flights a day, but was abandoned as the glue on the wooden floats deteriorated. It is seen at the expedition's Albatross Camp (Albatrosbivak) with pilot Hans Hoyte in the front and Matthew Stirling in the back. Photo by: Willem Docters van Leeuwen / Tropenmuseum

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