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THE fact that the engine power in fullthrottle flight is governed by thermodynamic conditions involving the atmospheric pressure and temperature at the air intake while the engine power in throttled flight is, by adjustment of the throttle position, entirely at the choice of the pilot, is the...
A composite aircraft comprising two component aircraft capable of separate flight mounted one on top of another and initially connected together by releasable locking means so as to take off, fly and land as a single unit, has the wings of its upper component formed of a profile and aspect ratio...
WE must apologise for the delayed appearance of the article on the Paris Aero Exhibition by M. de Marolles. The show opened so late in November that only by exact adherence to a schedule which we had prearranged was it, we hoped, possible for it to appear, in synchrony with the closing of the...
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
IN the last issue of this journal it was shown that the takeoff performance of seaplanes can be influenced greatly by design without adversely affecting the air performance. The various factors to be considered in an estimation of the takeoff performance were enumerated and typical curves of...
THE College of Aeronautical Engineering, Chelsea, his recently installed a brake testing plant in order that students may become quite familiar with Air Ministry requirements for the testing of aeroengines on a variable torque brake.
HELD as usual in the unique atmosphere of the Grand Palais building, the fourteenth Salon de l'Aviation, from November 16th to December 2nd, presented a most international character, the number of machines exhibited by foreign manufacturers being appreciably increased over all previous shows....
THOUGH Soviet aviation has its roots in prerevolutionary Russia, its main development has taken place since the revolution. Russian military aviation dates from 1910, when several officers were sent to foreign aviation schools by the Russian government but at that time there were no Russianbuilt...
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