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THERE appears in our Workshop and Production Section this month a page of photographs illustrating the type of work on which women are being employed at the works of the Westland Aircraft Company. There is, of course, in these days nothing particularly unusual in this, which is a regular feature...
THE MercedesBenz Model DB601A aeroengine is a development of the DaimlerBenz Aktiengesellschaft of Stuttgart, Germany, a firm which lias been engaged in the manufacture of automotive and aeroengines for over fifty years. During the first World War the Daimler Motorcn Gesellschaft of Stuttgart...
The Catalina has been in service with the U.S. Navy, under the number PBY5, for many years. The first example for the R.A.F. was flown across the Atlantic in July, 1939.
THE uses of hightensile aluminium alloy compression members in aircraft construction may be divided into two main classes 1 That in which the members are employed as stiffeners in stresscdskin construction 2 That in which they are employed as struts in trussed structures.
THE choice of a carburettor to suit a particular aero engine lies firstly in the choice of a make and type, then in the determination of the correct size. The choice of make assuming a suitable type and range of sizes is available is governed by a purely qualitative consideration of the...
THE Ryan monoplane trainer is to the United States what the dc Havilland Tiger Moth or the Miles Magister is in this country. As in the case of the British aeroplanes a primary type has been in use for a number of years and this has been developed to its ultimate form while, at the same time,...
DRILLING, REAMING, COUNTERBORING, THREADBORING, ETC. THROUGHOUT the design of every machined part the designer should follow the practice of visualizing the machining involved, and make a genuine effort to design for machinability by avoiding all difficult operations. This factor cannot be...
THE drop stamp has been used extensively and with considerable success in aircraft construction for the forming of large panels. But its use on smaller components has been neglected and largely ignored. This can be accounted for by the fact that most of the drop hammers installed in aircraft...
THE need for skilled workers in Aircraft Production is a source of continual difficulty, and a severe strain has been put on the Ministries of Labour and Aircraft Production to find suitable labour to satisfy the increased demand. It is, therefore, essential that other ways and means must be...
An assembly of an internal combustion motor together with its cooling and ventilating equipment all faired within the normal contour of an aeroplane wing in such a way that no projections extend therefrom, comprising a fuselage, a wing, means to form a motor compartment bounded on its upper side...
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