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THE flight of a formation of seaplanes to America and back, recently completed by the Italian Air Force under the personal leadership of the Secretary of State for Air, Air Marshal Balbo, is one of those performances which can be accorded wholehearted approval.
NO component of the modern aero and automobile engine has been more uncertain in action and more troublesome in service than the valve spring.
THIS flight, known as the Crociera del Decennale Tenth Year Cruise, on account of its being undertaken to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Fascist Regime, was decided on last year by the Italian Minister of Aeronautics, Air Marshal Italo Balbo, under whose guidance the flight has been...
PREVIOUS Reports have given some indication of the general principles of the electric balance designed to meet the conditions of operation peculiar to the CompressedAir Tunnel. This Report is not the place to give a complete description of the balance, which would involve many detailed drawings...
THE increasing use of lowwing monoplanes has emphasized the susceptibility of this type of aeroplane to detrimental wingfuselage interference. This interference was first indicated by the inferior aerodynamic characteristics of the lowwing as compared with the highwing monoplane.
A RECENTLY patented hydraulic motor car steering damper appears to have a possible application as an irreversible control for the prevention of aileron flutter, and a suggested method of applying the device to a control system is here described.
THE fact that ring cowling is approved for use with the current series of Mercury and Pegasus engines appears a suitable occasion for a resum of the important development work carried out by the Bristol Company in connection with the application of dragreducing cowlings to their engines and a...
BROADLY speaking, machined parts as a class are far too expensive for the services they render, when compared with the cost of comparable plate fittings. Consequently, most firms cut down their number to an abolute minimum, sometimes even making up from plate parts which are generally considered...
It has been found by experience that certain Y alloy connecting rods with embossed lettering and Part Number on the shank, fitted to early Gipsy I, II and III engines, have small surface cracks, the origin of which has been traced to the stamping process. These cracks, if discovered in the early...
Under this heading are published regularly abstracts of all Reports and Memoranda of the Aeronautical Research Committee, Reports and Technical Notes of the U.S. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, and publications of other similar research bodies as issued
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