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Performance of B. M. W. 185-horsepower airplane engine
Report discusses the results of testing on a B.M.W. engine in an altitude chamber where temperature and pressure can be controlled to simulate flight at various altitudes. Results for various engine speeds, altitudes, and propeller speeds are provided.
The transformation of heat in an engine
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.
Morane-Saulnier 180 light airplane (French) : a single-seat training monoplane
Equipped with a 40 HP Salmson engine, it is a single seat parasol type construction.
The Morane Sauliner 222 airplane (French) : a single-seat pursuit monoplane
No Description Available.
Nieuport-Delage 640 (French) : commercial high-wing monoplane
The Nieuport Delage 640 is a single engine commercial high-wing monoplane of all wood construction, including the fuselage and tail. It's landing gear is hinged in two parts.
The Westland IV commercial monoplane (British)three "Cirrus III" engine
No Description Available.
The Short "Calcutta" : first British all-metal commercial seaplane
The Calcutta is a large seaplane, with seating for 16 and a payload of 3,400 pounds.
The De Havilland "Tiger Moth"a low wing monoplane
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.
Meteore 63 commercial seaplane
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.
Effect of roughness on properties of airfoils
The first group of a large series of contemplated experiments on the effect of roughness was intended to show the effect of great roughness on airfoils of various sizes and attitudes.
Lift theory of supporting surfaces : second article
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Albert TE-1 training airplane
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.
Avia pursuit airplane B.H. 21
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.
Avimeta three-engine commercial monoplane : type A.V.M. 132
This is an all metal aircraft, including the wing coverings. Both the framework and the sheet-metal coverings are Alferium, made by Schneider Co.
Levasseur 8 transatlantic airplane
"L'Oiseau Blanc" used by Nungesser and Coli in their unsuccessful attempt to fly from Paris to New York.
The C.A.M.S. 54 G.R. transatlantic seaplane (French)
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.
The De Havilland 61 "Canberra" (British) : a 6-8 passenger airplane
Made for an Australian buyer, the Canberra is capable of carrying a payload of 1900 lbs. with a top speed of 126 M.P.H. At 105-110 M.P.H. it has a range of about 475 miles. It has a single Jupiter VI engine.
The Saunders "Cutty Sark" commercial seaplane (British) : a high-wing monoplane flying boat
No Description Available.
The Blackburn "Bluebird" Mark IV (British) all-metal biplane
No Description Available.
Rene Couzinet monoplane (French)
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.
The "Potez 33" military airplane (French)
No Description Available.
Combat and bombing airplane, Amiot 120 B 3
The Amiot 120 B 3 is designed as a French combat aircraft. It can accept a variety of engines, and is equipped with 2 machine guns as well as specialized bomb sights and other combat equipment.
The Caproni monoplanes "Ca 97" Italian
The Ca 97 is constructed with wings half overhung, a large fuselage, all metal construction, and can be configured with 1 to 3 engines.
Dyle and Bacalan metal monoplane, D.B. 10 : night bomber - equipped with two 420 HP. Jupiter engines
The D.B. 10 is manufactured of duraluminum and special high resistance steel. It can be used as a passenger aircraft or as a bomber.
The Blackburn "Bluebird" "two-seat training and sport airplane
The Bluebird is a two seat, side by side biplane, designed primarily for training and pleasure flying.
Liore-Olivier LeO 194 seaplane
It's fuselage is made entirely of wood. It has 6 gasoline tanks each with a capacity of 255 liters. It is a single engine biplane with wings mounted above the body of the seaplane.
Training airplane "Avia B.H. 11."
No Description Available.
The Gloster "Gambet" airplane : a deck-landing ship's fighter fitted with a 420 HP. Bristol Jupiter VI engine
No Description Available.
The Amiot S.E.C.M. 110 C.1 : a single-seat pursuit monoplane
No Description Available.
"Villiers 24" slotted-wing airplane (French)
The Villiers 24 C.A.N. 2 is a night pursuit sesquiplane equipped with the 450 HP direct-drive Lorraine 12 Eb engine. It is characterized by Handley Page slotted wings.
The Avro "Gosport," 504 R : a new training airplane
No Description Available.
The Bernard 20 C.1 (French) : a single-seat pursuit monoplane
No Description Available.
The Boulton and Paul "Partridge" (British) : all-metal single-seat fighter
The Partridge is a tractor biplane of orthodox design. It has a single supercharged Jupiter VII engine.
Morane-Saulnier 121 single-seat pursuit airplane (French)
The M.-S. 121 is noted for it's excellent visibility inherent in the parasol design. The wings have no dihedral but a very pronounced sweep back.
Farman two-engine commercial biplane F.180 (French)
The F180 was designed for reliable long distance travel in stages of 500, 1000, 1500 km, carrying loads of 2500, 2000, and 1500 kg respectively. At maximum load it can carry 20 passengers.
Bleriot-Spad 91 Airplane (French) : pursuit single-seater, type "Jockey"
This aircraft has announced a speed of 270 km per hour at 4000 m. It is of all metal construction.
Lockheed "Vega" airplane : a commercial cabin monoplane
The Vega is a high wing monoplane suitable for commercial purposes. It can seat 6 passengers or 100 cubic feet of cargo.
The Westland "Widgeon III" "Cirrus II: or "Genet II" engine
The Widgeon III is a parasol type monoplane. One of it's strongest features was the high degree of visibility available to the pilot.
The Mureaux "Brunet 3C2" pursuit airplane
Designed by Engineer Brunet, the 3C2 is an all metal monoplane with two engines and provision for six machine guns and 12 10 Kg. bombs.
The Armstrong Whitworth "Starling" (British) : (single seat fighter)
No Description Available.
The Supermarine "Southampton" seaplane : observation or bomber
Purchased for the British Air Ministry, the Southampton seaplane uses 2 Napier Lion engines and has a boat hull with outriggers mounted on the wings. It was designed as a military aircraft and can be easily converted to a bomber.
The Vickers "Vendace", a land or sea training biplane
No Description Available.
Fiat C.R. 20 pursuit airplane
The Fiat C.R. 20 has an all metal frame covered with fireproof fabric, except for the area near the engines, which is covered in duraluminum. It is armed with 4 machine guns and is capable of 280 KPH.
Vojenska-Smolik S.16 airplane : all-metal long-distance observation bi-plane
No Description Available.
The Fairchild "all-purpose" cabin monoplane
The Fairchild "all-purpose" is a 4 seater with a large luggage compartment, good visibility, and can be configured for surveying work. It is rated at 200 HP. at 1800 R.P.M., but can deliver over 220 HP.
The Handley Page "Hamlet"
The Hamlet is a three engine high wing monoplane of comparatively small size, fitted with three Bristol Lucifer series IV, engines of 130 HP. each, designed to carry a pilot and four passengers.
Caproni airplane Ca 73 (commercial) and Ca 73 ter (military)
The Caproni 73 is a biplane with medium thick wings, a rigid central section, and with each lateral extension forming a single cell and is powered by two 500 Isotta Fraschini "Asso" Engines.
The De Havilland "Moth"
Officially designated D.H. 60, De Havilland's Moth is a small, simply made, 770 lb. aircraft. It has had it's fittings reduced in number to assist in this, seats 2 (including pilot) and uses a Cirrus 60 HP. engine.
The Boeing mail airplane
The Boeing Mail Airplane is a biplane with cloth covered wings of wood and wire construction, a top speed of 130 MPH, and a fuel capacity of 100 gallons in two tanks.
The Short S.7 "Mussel" : a training seaplane with 65 HP. "Cirrus" engine
No Description Available.