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IT is always pleasant to see an enthusiast justified of his ardour. No man has more reason for gratification over the outcome of his early tenacity than has M. Louis Blriot in the triumphant vindication of his faith in the monoplane.
WHEN I succeeded in crossing the Channel on July 25, 1909, no one obviously believed that it was simply a matter of good luck. I do not say, especially after so long an interval, that I was not favoured by the chance factor. But it should be remembered that since 1899 I had devoted all my time...
StepbyStep Progress in the Development of the Bleriot XI
ROLLSROYCE, LIMITED, have now been building aeroengines for twentyone years, the original Eagle having been produced in 1914 when the late Sir Henry Royce was requested by the Admiralty to apply to the problem of aircraft motors his vast store of knowledge on the subject of internal combustion...
DURING the past year the increase in performance shown by certain American and Continental aircraft has merited the attention of all aircraft technicians. The performance is, of course, partly due to increase in horsepower, but this is a small factor compared with the advance shown in the...
A SINGLEENGINED amphibian aeroplane has recently been completed for Pan American Airways by the Fairchild Airplane Corporation, of Hagerstown, Md., the first machine of the type making its trial flight at Hagerstown on April 5th.
WELDING has been employed in the manufacture of aircraft parts in Great Britain for some considerable time, and the use of welding has in recent years increased both as regards the amount of welding and the scope of application.
CONSTRUCTIONS Electro Mcaniques d'Asnires, of 236 Avenue d'Argentires, Asnires, Seine, France, have produced an interesting acoustic sounding gear which, it is claimed, gives accurate indications of the height of the aircraft above actual ground by a measurement of the time elapsing between the...
No. 11 of the year 1935 Amendment List No. 43 to the Airworthiness Handbook for Civil Aircraft Air Publication 1208 has been issued, and copies can be obtained, price 2d. net or 2d. post free, from H.M. Stationery Office at one of the following addresses Adastral House, Kingsway, London, W.C.2...
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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