History of aicraft piston engines

65 no 2 1926 pp 79 82 account of flight of

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Unformatted text preview: ions, vol. 34, 1939, pp. 145-153, illus. H istorical, with footnote documentation. V INCENT, J . G. The trend of aviation development. SAE Transactions, v ol. 17, p t. 1, 1922, p p. 881-898. Vincent was a principal designer of the Liberty engine and was chief engineer of the Packard Motor Car Company. W ILKINSON, PAUL H . Aircraft diesels. N ew York: Pittman Publishing Corp., 1940. 275 pp. Illus., drgs., diagrs., extensive tab. data. Short history and description of some 15 different makes. • . Aircraft engines of the world. N ew York: Paul H. Wilkinson, an annual publication, 1944—1959. Average of 280 pp. per vol. A combination encyclopedia and c atalog of current types. W ALCOTT, CHARLES D . Samuel Pierpont Langley and modern aviation. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 65, no. 2, 1926, pp. 79-82. Account of flight of reconstructed airdrome with arguments for the machine as the "first one c apable of sustained free flight carrying a man." 100 Aircraft Powerplants Classification in this section is by date of publication. Many entries contain data on earlier e ngines. For articles dealing with unconventional engines, see also under Engines 19251929 ( DENHAM, 1 926; " T h e Fairchild-Caminez Engine," 1926; " C a m Engine Passes Fifty Hour Test," 1927; " T h e Continental Single Sleeve Valve Engine," 1927; "Performance of Fairchild Airplane Engine Improved," 1927). Engines 1930-1934 ( HALL, 1930). Engines 1935-1939 ( "Perseus Production," 1938; " T h e First Sleeve Valve Engine i n Production," 1938). Engines 1940 and After ( HERRMANN, 1 945; "Napier Nomad," 1954). Also under NACA Reports: 12th, 1926 ( PATON a nd K EMPER). Aircraft Power Before 1900 V ILLENEUVE, A . H UREAU. R apport sur 1'Exposition A eronautique de 1868. UAeronautique, vol. 1, no. 7 (July 1868), pp. 5 1-53; n o. 8 (August 1868), pp. 67-75; no. 9 ( September 1868), p p. 83-88; no. 10 ( October 1868), pp. 9 9-105; n o. 11 ( November 1868) pp. 1 15-120; n o. 12 (December 1868), pp. 131-135; vol. 2, no. 1 (January 1869), p p. 3 -6; n o. 2 (February 1869), pp. 1 9-22; n o. 3 (March 1869), pp. 3 5-39; n o. 4 ( April 1869), pp. 51-55; no. 6 (June 1869), pp. 83-88; no. 8 (August 1869). p p. 1 15-118. C overs the aero exposition at London, 1868. P ENAUD, ALPHONSE. A eroplane automoteur. UAeronaute, vol. 5, no. 1 (January 1872), p p. 2 -9. Use of india rubber for model propulsion. H AENLIEN, PAUL. U eber den Treibapparat bei Luftschiffen. £«7.rcArj/iJ fur Luftfahrt, vol. 1, no. 8, 1882, pp. 2 40-244. A uthor made world's first flight with an internal c ombustion engine (dirigible balloon). T ISSANDIER, GASTON. P ropulseur d ynamo-electrique p our a erostat e longe. If Aeronautique, vol. 16, no. 5 (May 1883), pp. 8 3-88. E lectric motor with bichromate of potassium battery. Used in flight of dirigible airship. G OUPIL, ALEXANDRE L . La Locomotion aerienne. C harleville, France: I mpr. d e A . P ouillard, 1884. 112 p p., illus.,...
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