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Mafic and Ultramafic Xenoliths from Volcanic Rocks of the Western United States

Description: From abstract: Mafic and ultramafic xenoliths in the Western United States are present in volcanic rocks ranging from lamprophyric to dacitic in composition and are found in every major tectonic province from the Coast ranges from California to the Great Plains. Xenoliths from 68 localities are described here, but new localities are being discovered, and much remain to be learned about their distribution with respect to the tectonic and geophysical framework of the Western United States.
Date: 1988
Creator: Wilshire, Howard Gordon; Meyer, C. E.; Nakata, John K.; Calk, L. C.; Shervais, John W.; Nielson, J. E. et al.
Location: None
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Muscovite in the Spruce Pine District, North Carolina

Description: From Abstract: "This report describes the occurrence of the mica and its physical properties among which is an unusually wide range of colors. A table is presented showing the results of power-factor measurements made by the National Bureau of Standards on 196 samples of sheet mica from 109 mica mines and 15 feldspar mines.It is concluded that more systematic planning of mica mining, for the district as a whole. would result in an average yearly production of at least 90,000 pounds of relativel… more
Date: 1942
Creator: Kesler, Thomas L. (Thomas Lingle), 1908-1997 & Olson, J. C. (Jerry Chipman), 1917-2013
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The Vickers "Vendace": A Land or Sea Training Biplane

Description: Circular describing the Vickers "Vendace", which is a land or sea training tractor biplane. Details of the design, wings, construction, control surfaces, fuselage, fabric, cockpits, fuel supply, landing gear, characteristics, and drawings are provided.
Date: May 1926
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Potez 37R2 Military Airplane: A Two-Place Long-Distance Observation Monoplane

Description: Circular presenting a description of the Potez 37R2 military airplane, which is a two-place long-distance observation monoplane. Details of the design, construction, components, characteristics, drawings, and photographs are provided.
Date: September 1931
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"Avimeta" Three-Engine Commercial Monoplane: Type A.V.M. 132

Description: This is an all metal aircraft, including the wing coverings. Both the framework and the sheet-metal coverings are Alferium, made by Schneider Co. A description of the wing, fuselage, landing gear, engines, fuel tanks, characteristics, drawings, and photographs are provided.
Date: December 1927
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Analysis of Wind-Tunnel Stability and Control Tests in Terms of Flying Qualities in Full-Scale Airplanes

Description: From Summary: "The analysis of results of wind-tunnel stability and control tests of powered airplane models in terms of the flying qualities of full-scale airplanes is advocated. In order to indicate the topics upon which comments are considered desirable in the report of a wind-tunnel stability and control investigation and to demonstrate the nature of the suggested analysis, the present NACA flying-qualities requirements are discussed in relation to wind-tunnel tests. General procedures for … more
Date: October 1943
Creator: Kayten, Gerald G.
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Combat and bombing airplane, Amiot 120 B 3

Description: 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.
Date: January 1927
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The Measurement of Fuel-Air Ratio by Analysis for the Oxidized Exhaust Gas

Description: "An investigation was made to determine a method of measuring fuel-air ratio that could be used for test purposes in flight and for checking conventional equipment in the laboratory. Two single-cylinder test engines equipped with typical commercial engine cylinders were used. The fuel-air ratio of the mixture delivered to the engines was determined by direct measurement of the quantity of air and of fuel supplied and also by analysis of the oxidized exhaust gas and of the normal exhaust gas. Fi… more
Date: 1943
Creator: Gerrish, Harold C. & Meem, J. Lawrence, Jr.
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The Morane Sauliner 222 Airplane (French): A Single-Seat Pursuit Monoplane

Description: Circular presenting the Morane Saulnier 222 airplane, which is a single-seat pursuit monoplane. A description of the components, design, characteristics, performance, photographs, and drawings are provided.
Date: December 1929
Creator: Frachet, André
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The d.h."Dragon Moth" Commercial Airplane (British): A Twin-Engine 6-Passenger Biplane

Description: Circular presenting a description of the De Havilland Dragon Moth, or D.H. 84, which is the first twin-engine airplane built by this particular company. Details of the design, components, flight characteristics, performance, drawings, and photographs are provided.
Date: January 1933
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Nieuport-Delage Pursuit Airplane 48 C. 1.: "Jockey" Type

Description: This is a light single-seat pursuit airplane with a tractor propeller actuated by a 12 cylinder V-type Hispano-Suiza engine giving 400 HP at 2000 R.P.M. This is a single winged aircraft capable of 273 km/h.
Date: January 1927
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The Latécoère 521 "Lieutenant De Vaisseau Paris" Commercial Flying Boat (French): A Two-Deck Six-Engine Semicantilever Sesquiplane

Description: Circular presenting a description of the Latécoère 521, which was the largest aircraft built in France at the time. A more detailed description of the wings, hull, accommodation for passengers and officers, fuel system, controls, and flight characteristics is provided.
Date: March 1936
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Blériot Combat Monoplane 127 (French)

Description: The 127 is a cantilever monoplane without external bracing. It is designed to accompany and protect bombardment and observation aircraft. Descriptions of the airfoil, fuselage, power plant, landing gears, and armament are provided.
Date: November 1928
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The British Klemm "Eagle" Commercial Airplane: A Low-Wing Cantilever Monoplane

Description: Circular presenting a description of the British Klemm "Eagle", which is a low-wing commercial cantilever monoplane. Details of the components, flying qualities, design characteristics, weights and loadings, drawings, and photographs are provided.
Date: August 1934
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The Amiot S.E.C.M. 110 C.1 : A Single-Seat Pursuit Monoplane

Description: Circular presenting a description of the Amiot S.E.C.M. 110 C.1, which is a single-seat pursuit monoplane. Some of the design principles that the aircraft was built from are provided. A description of the design, components, dimensions, flight characteristics, and photographs are provided.
Date: July 1929
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The Dewoitine D.500 Pursuit Airplane (French): An All-Metal Cantilever Low-Wing Monoplane

Description: Circular describing the Dewoitine D.500 pursuit airplane, which is an all-metal cantilever low-wing monoplane. Details of the fuselage, cockpit, control surfaces, weapons, landing gear, fuel tanks, wing, engine, characteristics, performances, drawings, and photographs are provided.
Date: May 1933
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