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The A.N.E.C. IV "Missel Thrush" light airplane

Description: A product of the Air Navigation Engineering Co., the Missel Thrush is a light airplane suitable for private ownership. It is a two seat tractor fuselage biplane with single I interplane struts designed by J. Bewsher.
Date: November 1926
Creator: United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Aeronautical Museums

Description: Different methods of presenting aeronautical artifacts are examined. The advantages of operating an aeronautical museum and its ability to increase public interest in aircraft are provided.
Date: November 1922
Creator: Warner, Edward P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Air force and moment for N-20 wing with certain cut-outs

Description: From Introduction: "The airplane designer often finds it necessary, in meeting the requirements of visibility, to remove area or to otherwise locally distort the plan or section of an airplane wing. This report, prepared for the Bureau of Aeronautics January 15, 1925, contains the experimental results of tests on six 5 by 30 inch N-20 wing models, cut out or distorted in different ways, which were conducted in the 8 by 8 foot wind tunnel of the Navy Aerodynamical Laboratory in Washington in 1924. The measured and derived results are given without correction for vl/v for wall effect and for standard air density, p=0.00237 slug per cubic foot."
Date: November 29, 1926
Creator: Smith, R. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Air reactions to objects moving at rates above the velocity of sound with application to the air propeller

Description: From Discussion: "To meet these unusual conditions three sets of ball-bearings were employed and arranged in tandem, thereby reducing their speeds by the ratio of the number of sets used, as shown in Fig.3. This proved to be a complete success. The results obtained in experiments with a two-blade, 4 foot propeller of series 2, are given in Fig. 9."
Date: November 1922
Creator: Reed, S. Albert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Air Resistance Measurements on Actual Airplane Parts

Description: "For the calculation of the parasite resistance of an airplane, a knowledge of the resistance of the individual structural and accessory parts is necessary. The most reliable basis for this is given by tests with actual airplane parts at airspeeds which occur in practice. The data given here relate to the landing gear of a Siemanms-Schuckert DI airplane; the landing gear of a 'Luftfahrzeug-Gesellschaft' airplane (type Roland Dlla); landing gear of a 'Flugzeugbau Friedrichshafen' G airplane; a machine gun, and the exhaust manifold of a 269 HP engine" (p. 1).
Date: November 1923
Creator: Weiselsberger, C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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An Altitude Chamber for the Study and Calibration of Aeronautical Instruments

Description: "The design and construction of an altitude chamber, in which both pressure and temperature can be varied independently, was carried out by the NACA at the Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory for the purpose of studying the effects of temperature and pressure on aeronautical research instruments. Temperatures from +20c to -50c are obtained by the expansion of CO2from standard containers. The chamber can be used for the calibration of research instruments under altitude conditions simulating those up to 45,000 feet" (p. 1).
Date: November 1925
Creator: Reid, H. J. E. & Kirchner, Otto E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The American Airship ZR-3

Description: This airship was built by the Zeppelin Airship Company at Friedrichshafen in 1923-4, for the United States Navy, as the reparations service of the German Government in fulfillment of the treaty of peace. A description of the design, components, flight characteristics, blueprints, and photographs are provided.
Date: November 1924
Creator: Dürr, L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Anthracnose as a cause of red-clover failure in the southern part of the Clover Belt.

Description: Describes the characteristics of anthracnose, the damage it causes to red clover in the southern part of the Clover Belt, and methods of control; also discusses the development of strains of red clover resistant to anthracnose.
Date: November 1926
Creator: Pieters, A. J. & Monteith, John, 1893-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Approximate Calculation of the Static Longitudinal Stability of Airplanes

Description: It seems desirable to have some simple method for calculating quickly and with sufficient accuracy: 1) the correct position of the center of gravity; 2) the requisite tail-group dimensions; 3) and the course of the wing and tail-group moments. In out deductions, we will first replace the biplane (disregarding the effect of stagger, decalage and induced drag) by an equivalent monoplane, whose dimensions and position in space can be approximately determined in a simple manner.
Date: November 1926
Creator: Bienen, Theodor
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Approximation method for determining the static stability of a monoplane glider

Description: The calculations in this paper afford an approximate solution of the static stability. A derivation of the formulas for moment coefficient of a wing, moment coefficient of elevator, and the total moment of the combined wing and elevator and the moment coefficient with reference to the center of gravity are provided.
Date: November 1927
Creator: Lippisch, A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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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. Details of the design, structure, wings, stabilizer, fuselage, controls, fuel tanks, landing gear, tail, characteristics, performances, drawings, and photographs are provided.
Date: November 1926
Creator: Serryer, J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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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
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Cantilever Wings for Modern Aircraft: Some Aspects of Cantilever Wing Construction with Special Reference to Weight and Torsional Stiffness

Description: In the foregoing remarks I have made an attempt to touch on some of the structural problems met with in cantilever wings, and dealt rather fully with a certain type of single-spar construction. The experimental test wing was a first attempt to demonstrate the principles of this departure from orthodox methods. The result was a wing both torsionally stiff and of light weight - lighter than a corresponding biplane construction.
Date: November 1929
Creator: Stieger, H. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute of Moscow, Russia

Description: The staff and construction of the Institute are described as well as a variety of experiments and researches being conducted there. The six sections of the laboratory are described, including the Section for Theoretical Researches, Section for Aerodynamic Researches, Windmill Section, Section for Engine-Propeller Groups, Section for Material Testing, and Section for Instrument Making. Special attention is given to the various wind tunnels and testing facilities present.
Date: November 1926
Creator: Margoulis, W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Characteristics of Five Propellers in Flight

Description: "This investigation was made for the purpose of determining the characteristics of five full-scale propellers in flight. The equipment consisted of five propellers in conjunction with a VE-7 airplane and a Wright E-2 engine. The propellers were of the same diameter and aspect ratio. Four of them differed uniformly in thickness and pitch and the fifth propeller was identical with one of the other four with exception of a change of the airfoil section" (p. 267).
Date: November 8, 1927
Creator: Crowley, J. W., Jr. & Mixson, R. E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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[Check for Drinking Fountain, November 22, 1921]

Description: Check from the Forestburg School Board to the Practical Drawing Company for $21.00; the memo line says "Drinking fount." The check is signed "Forestburg School brd., HB. Caddell, Sec." The back of the check has 3 stamps. One of the stamps is from Southwest National Bank in Dallas Texas, another stamp is from the Banking or Trust Company, dated November 28, 1921 also in Dallas. The third stamp is dated November 29.
Date: November 22, 1921
Creator: Forestburg School Board
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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The Choice of Wing Sections for Airplanes

Description: "The subject of the choice of an airfoil section is by no means a closed one, and despite the impossibility of making a single rule serve, it is quite practicable to deduce in a strictly rational manner a series of rules and formulas which are capable of being of the greatest use if we but confine ourselves to the consideration of one element of performance at a time. There are seven such elements of performance which are here taken up in turn. The seven are of different relative importance in different types of airplanes. The seven elements are: maximum speed regardless of minimum; maximum speed for given minimum; maximum speed range ratio; maximum rate of climb; maximum absolute ceiling; maximum distance non-stop; and maximum duration non-stop" (p. 1-2).
Date: November 1921
Creator: Warner, Edward P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Commercial Aviation in France

Description: In the present state of things, there are three great problems to be solved, relating respectively to the financial, technical, and commercial aspects of the question of commercial aviation.
Date: November 1922
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Comparison of Nonrigid and Semirigid Airships

Description: "One of the main subjects of airship science consists in establishing cooperation between two vertical forces, the buoyancy of the air and the attraction of gravity. The mechanism for establishing this cooperation must have the minimum weight and offer the minimum head resistance. Starting with this principle, let us consider what improvements can be made in the present type of non-rigid airships" (p. 1).
Date: November 1922
Creator: Stapfer
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Compressibilities of gases

Description: Reproduction of thirteen graphs for computing compressibilities of various gases and for computing the volumes delivered from cylinders containing various gases.
Date: November 21, 1925
Creator: Pickering, Samuel Fisher
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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