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Supplies and production of aircraft woods

Description: The purpose of this report is to present in brief form such information as is available regarding the supplies of the kinds of wood that have been used or seem likely to become important in the construction of airplanes, and the amount of lumber of each species normally put on the market each year. A general statement is given of the uses to which each kind of wood is or may be put.
Date: January 1, 1920
Creator: Sparhawk, W N
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The transformation of heat in an engine

Description: This report presents a thermodynamic basis for rating heat engines. The production of work by a heat engine rests on the operation of supplying heat, under favorable conditions, to a working fluid and then taking it away.
Date: April 1929
Creator: Neumann, Kurt
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The De Havilland "Tiger Moth"a low wing monoplane

Description: With a speed of 186.5 M.P.H. and an operational altitude of 20,000 feet the De Havilland Tiger Moth has caused comment as it was introduced just before the King's Cup race of 1927. It is a single seater with unusual control configuration due to the cramped cockpit area.
Date: October 1, 1927
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Meteore 63 commercial seaplane

Description: Societe Provencale de Constructions Aeronautiques, builder of the "Meteore 63" has constructed a three engine (biplane) seaplane which has met conditions for a seaworthy certificate of the first class.
Date: May 1, 1927
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Albert TE-1 training airplane

Description: The TE-1 is designed for the economical training of pilots and is a single seat parasol cantilever monoplane. It is nearly entirely made of wood, using a 40 HP. air-cooled Salmson A.D. 9 engine, and weighs 255 kg empty.
Date: December 1926
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Avia pursuit airplane B.H. 21

Description: Built by the 'Czecho-Slovakian' aircraft factory, AVIA, the B.H. 21, has a top speed of 250 MPH, and carries 120 kg of gasoline and 20 kg of oil, giving it a radius of action of 600-650 km. It is equipped with a Hispano-Suiza engine capable of 300 HP.
Date: November 1926
Creator: Serryer, J
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The C.A.M.S. 54 G.R. transatlantic seaplane (French)

Description: Tested at the end of March, 1928, the C.A.M.S. 54 G.R. was built for the purpose of crossing the Atlantic from Europe by way of the azores. It has a biplane construction with wings mounted above the hull. It is powered by two new series 500 HP. geared Hispano Suiza V type engines.
Date: September 1, 1928
Creator: Ide, John Jay
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Rene Couzinet monoplane (French)

Description: Having been designed as a long range aircraft, it carries 6200 liters of fuel and 280 liters of oil and has three propeller groups, each with a 180 HP Hispano-Suiza engine capable of 230 HP.
Date: July 1, 1928
Creator: Serryer, J
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