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 Decade: 1920-1929
 Collection: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics Collection
Seaplanes for commerce

Seaplanes for commerce

Date: March 1, 1923
Creator: Warner, Edward P
Description: The advantages of using seaplanes for commercial purposes is discussed.
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All-metal Junkers airplane, type F 13

All-metal Junkers airplane, type F 13

Date: May 1, 1926
Creator: unknown
Description: None
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Two 'Gloster' Airplanes : the 'Grouse II,' - Two-Seat Training Airplane. The 'Grebe II,' Single-Seat Fighter

Two 'Gloster' Airplanes : the 'Grouse II,' - Two-Seat Training Airplane. The 'Grebe II,' Single-Seat Fighter

Date: June 1, 1926
Creator: unknown
Description: None
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New Albatross commercial airplane "L 58"

New Albatross commercial airplane "L 58"

Date: March 1, 1923
Creator: Meyer, G
Description: The "L 58" is a monoplane with cantilever wings joined directly to the fuselage. It accordingly belongs to the new school of airplane construction, as founded and developed in Germany. A list of performance characteristics is included.
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The New Interpretation of the Laws of Air Resistance

The New Interpretation of the Laws of Air Resistance

Date: April 1, 1923
Creator: Prandtl, L
Description: A closer examination of Newton's formula for air resistance shows that it is well to consider the air as an ordinary fluid, and, indeed for most of the velocities considered, as a non-compressible fluid, so long as the dimensions of the moving body are large in comparison with the mean free path of the particles of air.
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Engines and fuels

Engines and fuels

Date: August 1, 1923
Creator: unknown
Description: The report considers the effect on engines of the varying types of fuels now in use. Different types of fuels are examined and the influence of physical characteristics are considered.
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Aviation spirit - past, present, and future

Aviation spirit - past, present, and future

Date: September 1, 1923
Creator: Dunstan, A E & Thole, F B
Description: The volatile fuel of the high-speed internal combustion engine has, in the past, consisted almost exclusively of the lighter distillates from crude petroleum. Alternative and supplementary fuels are discussed such as: tetraline, dekalin, alcohol, cyclo-hexenes.
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Lautal as a material for airplane construction

Lautal as a material for airplane construction

Date: August 1, 1929
Creator: Brenner, Paul
Description: Lautal is a refinable aluminum alloy which, unlike duralumin, contains no magnesium. According to the statements of the Lauta Works, lautal contains: aluminum, 94%; copper, 4%; silicon, 2%. The use of lautal as a construction material is discussed in relation to specific weight, production methods, and riveting tests.
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Mechanical control of airplanes

Mechanical control of airplanes

Date: March 1, 1929
Creator: Boykow, H
Description: Before undertaking a detailed description of an automatic-control mechanism, I will state briefly the fundamental conditions for such devices. These are: 1) it must be sensitive at one or more reference values; 2) it must stop the angular motions of the airplane not produced by the pilot; and 3) it must be possible to switch it off and on by a simple hand lever.
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Fire prevention on airplanes. Part I

Fire prevention on airplanes. Part I

Date: October 1, 1929
Creator: Sabatier, J
Description: Various methods for preventing fires in airplanes are presented with most efforts centering around prevention of backfires, new engine and carburetor designs, as well as investigations on different types of fuels.
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