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A Concise Theoretical Method for Profile-Drag Calculation; Advance Report

Description: In this report a method is presented for the calculation of the profile drag of airfoil sections. The method requlres only a knowledge of the theoretical velocity distribution and can be applied readily once this dlstribution is ascertained. Comparison of calculated and experimental drag characteristics for several airfoils shows a satisfactory agreement. Sample calculatlons are included.
Date: February 1, 1944
Creator: Nitzberg, Gerald E.

Albatros commercial Airplane L 73

Description: The Albatros was a two engine commercial biplane carrying 2 pilots, eight passengers, and 160 KG of baggage. The framework is metal, the wings having plywood and fabric over the steel tubing. The L 73 was the first 2 engine biplane to be made in Germany.
Date: September 1926
Creator: Ruhl, Karl & Wiederhold, Hasso

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

The Francois Villiers marine pursuit airplane

Description: A traditional biplane design allows this craft to function with the speed and maneuverability necessary to perform as a pursuit aircraft while also being able to land on water. It featured retractable landing gear for water landings. It was powered with a 450 HP. Lorraine-Dietrich engine.
Date: April 1, 1927
Creator: Serryer, J.

Wibault two-seat monoplane 8C2 : an all-metal pursuit and observation airplane

Description: Michel Wibault's two seat monoplane 8C2, is similar to the Parasol pursuit monoplane which preceded it. It has no perishable parts in its structure and needs no special storage or coverings. The sample aeroplane uses a 500 HP Hispano-Suiza engine but can accept a 400-600HP engine from a variety of manufacturers with little difficulty. It uses a two blade tractor propeller.
Date: June 1, 1926
Creator: Serryer, J.

Savoia Marchetti "S 64" Airplane

Description: The S 64 is a large monoplane with an aspect ratio of 7. It has a cantilever wing made of a single piece, entirely of wood. The wing has three spars with a covering of plywood. The engine is mounted high over the wing's center. It was designed for long distance transatlantic flights.
Date: August 1, 1928
Creator: Victor, Maurice