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IT was an open secret for a considerable timebefore the fact became, as it has been now for some months, common knowledge that the BRISTOL AEROPLANE COMPANY was concerning itself with the development of the helicopter. It is, therefore, with particular interest that we publish this month an...
An article edited and prepared with comments by H. G. Conway, F.R.Ae.S., from a German report by Toennies and GoIIung Research Group for Tricycle UndercarriagesInterim Report, 1944, issued by the Ministry of Supply as R.T.P.T.I.B. Translation No. G.D.C. 3E3T
THIS paper presents a summary of the method and results of a general investigation into the performance characteristics of single autogyro and helicopter rotors, which was a preliminary to the establishment, by the firm the author serves, of a helicopter division.
AT the outbreak of World War II, all three services found themselves confronted with one outstanding problemexpansion. This involved the enlargement of the existing nucleus to many times its original size, without the loss of efficiency.
Although this volume has only just come to hand it bears the date 1938 and it is, therefore, not surprising that most of the contents are considerably out of date. The book, which is written in French, begins by giving a general description of the wind tunnel at the Ecole Polytechnique at...
THIS article is prefaced by a few notes of an historical nature which should assist the reader to appreciate some of the background aspects involved in the creation of an organization to undertake the vast job of returning damaged Mosquitoes to warlike operations in the shortest time and most...
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An engine of the character described comprising a centrifugal compressor having intake eyes symmetrically disposed on opposite sides of its plane of rotation and a plurality of outlets symmetrically disposed in circular disposition about its axis of rotation, a corresponding and similarly...
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