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 Serial/Series Title: NACA Technical Memorandums
 Collection: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics Collection
Large German airship stations

Large German airship stations

Date: August 1, 1921
Creator: Sabatier, J
Description: None
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Tests of artificial flight at high altitudes

Tests of artificial flight at high altitudes

Date: November 1, 1920
Creator: Gradenwitz, Arthur
Description: If we wish to form an accurate idea of the extraordinary progress achieved in aeronautics, a comparison must be made of the latest altitude records and the figures regarded as highest attainable limit some ten years ago. It is desirable, for two reasons, that we should be able to define the limit of the altitudes that can be reached without artificial aid. First, to know to what extent the human body can endure the inhalation of rarified air. Second, the mental capacity of the aviator must be tested at high altitudes and the limit known below which he is able to make reliable observations without being artificially supplied with oxygen. A pneumatic chamber was used for the most accurate observations.
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Shape and strength of seaplane under-structures with special regard to seaworthiness

Shape and strength of seaplane under-structures with special regard to seaworthiness

Date: August 1, 1921
Creator: Lewe, Victor
Description: This report presents experiments and calculations for the purpose of determining the landing gear requirements upon the water. Moving pictures are given which furnish data and also may give both the magnitude and direction of the forces acting. Different classes of seaplanes are examined and proposals for calculation instructions are given.
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High efficiency of seaplanes

High efficiency of seaplanes

Date: August 1, 1921
Creator: Pegna, G
Description: A table is presented which includes data for calculating the index of efficiency. The author uses this data to conclude that seaplanes cannot be considered inferior to terrestrial airplanes.
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Preliminary calculation of cylinder dimensions for aircraft engines

Preliminary calculation of cylinder dimensions for aircraft engines

Date: September 1, 1921
Creator: Schwager, Otto
Description: It is extremely important in building aircraft engines to determine the requisite cylinder dimensions as accurately as possible, in order that the weight required for a given power shall not be excessive. This report presents a calculation method that depends on the air requirement of the fuel.
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Calculation of wing spars

Calculation of wing spars

Date: August 1, 1921
Creator: Muller-Breslau, H
Description: The author presents a comparison and combination of the numerical and geometrical determinations of the maximum M, when calculating the maximum bay moment.
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Glossary of terms used in flying boat hull construction

Glossary of terms used in flying boat hull construction

Date: September 1, 1921
Creator: Nicolson, David
Description: None
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Calculation of wing spars

Calculation of wing spars

Date: August 1, 1921
Creator: Ratzersdorfer, Julius
Description: A simplified formula for calculating wing spars is presented.
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Investigations on reductions of friction on wings, in particular by means of boundary layer suction

Investigations on reductions of friction on wings, in particular by means of boundary layer suction

Date: August 1, 1947
Creator: Pfenninger, W.
Description: None
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On the design of airfoils in which the transition of the boundary layer is delayed

On the design of airfoils in which the transition of the boundary layer is delayed

Date: October 1, 1952
Creator: Tani, I.
Description: None
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