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THE development of instruments, communications and navigational aids was as essential as that of aerodynamics, reliable structures and reliable engines for aviation to be commercially viable. That was the theme of the 23rd Louis Blriot Lecture given by Mr Sebastian de Ferranti to the...
SIMPLICITY is the keynote of the BrittenNorman Ltd. Islander light transport aircraft. Simple in construction and with simple systems, the whole conception of the aircraft was based on the specific needs of the third level or commuter airlines and the air taxi companies for an economical and...
THE design team knew that the Islander was a winner from the very first moment it leapt into the air on June 13, 1965. The reliability was phenomenal from that first flight on June 13 to the evening of Wednesday, June 16, the aircraft completed twelve flights totalling 7 hours 25 minutes over a...
Produced to meet the specific needs of commuter airlines or air taxi operators, the rugged characteristics of the Islander suit the requirements of anyone who wants an economical and reliable aircraft with a good payload capacity for operations over short distances. An integral part of this...
A condensed version of a paper on the effect on the ultimate economics of operation of advances in specific technical areas presented at the Spring Convention held by the Royal Aeronautical Society on the Economic Factors in Aviation. CIVIL transports tend to come to the fore in discussions with...
IN 1938 a review of conical diffuser performance by Patterson Ref. 1 was published in this journal, and a reappraisal by Cockrell and Markland Ref. 2 was given in 1963. The two articles are widely referred to for design purposes, although other reviews have appeared more recently by Reneau et al...
The first prototype of the new Fiat G222 transport aircraft made its maiden flight on July 18 from TorinoCaselle airport.
Details of Electrical and Electronic Apparatus with Applications in the Maintenance and Operation of Aircraft, Missiles and Space Vehicles. The model 5400035 digital multimeter recently announced by Dana Electronics Ltd. achieves a high accuracy and high reading speed by a new measuring...
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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