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THE theme of an address given by Mr H. G. Conway, managing director of Bristol Siddeley Engines Ltd., at the Hanover Fair Symposium on Advanced Technology during the course of the Hanover Air Show was on the necessity for European collaboration in the field of aeronautics. The question to be...
This paper discusses a large range of layouts that have been studied in relation to both strike and transport VS.T.O.L. requirements. The performance of aircraft with different powerplant arrangements is considered, with the effects on structure and aerodynamics being based on extensive detail...
AT the present time, with preparations in hand for the advent of the supersonic transport aircraft, it is a sobering thought that the fastest overall journey speed between the centres of London and Paris is of the order of 80 m.p.h. Despite the relatively high standard of comfort offered by the...
SINCE man first aspired to fly the desire to takeoff and land vertically and to hover in flight has always presented a challenge to the engineer. To date only the rotary wing aircraft has achieved these aims in service but their shortcomings in terms of speed, range and economy have encouraged...
This paper presents a broad survey of the structural problems associated with variable geometry for aircraft. Variable sweep allows an aircraft to fly throughout a broad regime of speed and altitude efficiently and without excessive power requirements. Tailored lift drag, improved ride quality,...
The establishment of a direct data link between the computer centres of Bristol Siddeley at Patchway, Bristol, and S.N.E.C.M.A. at Suresnes, Paris, marks a new and important step forward in AngloFrench cooperation in the aviation field. Bristol Siddeley and S.N.E.C.M.A., partners in the...
The Minister of Technology, Mr Frank Cousins, s appointed Mr G. C. Gaut, M.A., B.Sc., and r Alexander Ross to be parttime members of the national Research Development Corporation. Mr aut is Research Director of the Plessey Co. Ltd. and Mr Ross is the Chairman of the United Dominions rust and a...
Under this heading are published regularly abstracts of Reports and Memoranda of the Aeronautical Research Council and publications of other similar Research Bodies as issued.
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