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THE following list of contracts placed by the Air Ministry during July is extracted from the August issue of The Ministry of Labour Gazette
THE airship Hindenburg was destroyed by fire at 6.25 p.m., E.S.T.,1 May 6, 1937, at the naval air station, Lakehurst, N.J. The airship was completing its first scheduled demonstration flight for the 1937 season, between Frankfurt, Germany, and Lakehurst. It had departed from Frankfurt about 8.15...
IN introducing him to his audience when he read to the members of the Royal Aeronautical Society his lecture on controlsurface and wing stability problems, reproduced in this issue, the President of the Society, MR. H. E. Wimperis, said that MR. PUGSLEY was not so well known to the members as he...
Some details of the 800 h.p. ArmstrongSiddeley engine described on pp. 247248 of the September issue of Aircraft Engineering
An aircraft sustaining rotor blade having a main longitudinal structural member 10 of ovaltubular crosssection, the major axis of which is disposed substantially in the direction of the blade chord, a superstructure including former ribs mounted on the member 10 and a blade covering 27 supported...
THIS paper seeks to draw from current research work on flutter and related problems results of general design significance and, avoiding mathematics, endeavours to set these results out in relation to past and present problems.
The measurement of small deflections, the most important duty of measurement technics in aeronautical research, may be executed very simply and rapidly by a scratch record of the motionsin as far as possible in natural size on a suitable inscribing surface, the record being subsequently analysed...
UNTIL the last few years, oil cooling on aircraft was not a very serious problem and could be dealt with by a relatively small and primitive cooler assisted by the casual cooling from pipes and tanks. Lately, however, the problem has become one of acute importance, for two reasons. The power...
In an aircraft, a plurality of internal combustion engines each having an exhaust manifold and operated at substantially the same speeds, propellers connected to said engines having their pitches so adjusted that the engines may bo operated at the same speeds and each develop the same driving...
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