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ON September 1, 1925, a boat seaplane during an attempted flight from San Francisco to Honolulu was forced to come down in the open Pacific. Nine days later it was found 15 miles from land and towed to port by a submarine, having covered 450 miles in the interim with the aid of a sail improvised...
THE relative merits of the monoplane and the biplane have often been argued, and the respective advantages which, up to the present, have been claimed on either side still leave the solution of the question in doubt. Until now the bias in this country has been towards the biplane, but, as the...
THE Polish aircraft firm of E. Plage i T. Laskiewicz, at Lublin, have recently produced an interesting new monoplane known as the Lublin R.X. which has been put through numerous tests with good results during the past winter. The constructors of this new machine are said to be the oldest...
The following is a complete list of World's Records as officially homologated by the Fdration Aronautique Internationale up to June 30, 1929
THE 25th June, 1929, marks the anniversary of the day when, ten years ago, the first Junkers F 13 machine was delivered from the Works at Dessau and handed over for regular service.
TO answer the question, What are the best fuels for aircraft might seem at first sight neither more nor less difficult than to say, What are the best fuels for motor cars There is, however, one added factor, namely, that of weight, and this adds greatly to the complexity of the question.
WE have previously alluded in these columns to the creation of what in effect is a new subindustry to the aircraft industrythat is, the manufacture of safety glass. Safety glass is being used to an increasing extent upon aircraft, although, of course, it is idle to pretend that the demand from...
IN this article it is proposed to deal with that wide range of aircraft material which is grouped under the heading of metallic materials. Ground Engineers of all categories should possess a sound knowledge of the material which they handle, and this knowledge is a definite requirement for a...
THE present paper deals with a semiempirical method of using airscrew strip theory to take account of the mutual interference of a body and tractor airscrew. It also contains a brief account of the successive wind tunnel experiments, starting from the original tests of the family of airscrews,...
Modern Tractor Machinery is Shown Superior to Manpower for Handling Material for the Preparation of Smooth Landing Grounds
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