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A TOOL that is used in practically every workshop in the world is a hammer, but it is one on which the least thought and attention is bestowed.
IN carrying out load tests on aeroplanes at the Aeronautical Research Institute at Tokyo, the ordinary motorcar type of jack used was found to have certain disadvantages liable to lead to overstressing of the spars in the destruction test and possible reversal of stress in the elastic test....
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
371,442. Slotted wings. Page, F. H., and Page, Ltd., H., 40, Claremont Road, Cricklewood, London. Jan. 23, 1931, No. 2290. Class 4.
IN the last few years a considerable amount of research work has been carried out on the manufacturing possibilities of special steels for aircraft construction suitable for welding. At the present time welding enters not only into the detail component parts of aircraft but is becoming much more...
The following list of contracts placed by the Air Ministry during September is extracted from the October issue of The Ministry of Labour Gazelle
THE following extended summary of a Report and Memorandum recently issued by the Aeronautical Research Committee is printed here instead of in the ordinary pages devoted to Research Reports and Memoranda, where it would of necessity have to be very considerably abbreviated, owing to the interest...
THE term fabrication is perhaps the best description of present methods of aircraft manufacture. Production, in the American sense of continuous output of standardised details and assemblies, is, fortunately for our versatile designers, a production ideal of the future. On the other hand, the...
THE Paris Aero Show is unique in that it is a regular exhibition, held every two years, thus permitting continuous comparisons of tendencies in design its history being closely identified with technical progress. The 1932 exhibition is organised, as usual, by the Chambre Syndicate des Industries...
WHATEVER may be thought of the practical utility of attempting to fly from one point on the earth's surface to another with the minimum number of stops, the minimum amount of sleep, and in the minimum time, such performances as that of Mrs. J. A. Mollison can arouse nothing but admiration as...
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