Module_3_Pioneers

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Unformatted text preview: 4-1918 Allies developed Germany developed French Nieuport, Albatross, Fokker D VII, SPAD, S.E. 5, Fokker Tri-Plane Sopwith Camel, Martin MB-1 Bomber America developed Curtiss JN-4 Jenny, de Havilland DH-4 NACA established 1915 Curtiss JN-4 Jenny - by the end of the war 10,000 had been produced. They were Curtiss used as training aircraft and were powered by the 90 HP OX-5 engine. used de Havilland DH-4 - the DH-4 bomber/observation aircraft was the primary de military airplane built in the United States under license. military The Wright Company built over 10,000 engines under license for Hispano-Suiza. The To produce these engines the Wright Co. merged with Glenn Martin in 1916 to form the Wright-Martin Aircraft Company. In 1919 this company dissolved and became the Wright Aeronautical Corporation. became With the entry of the US into the War, the Aircraft Production Board ordered With 44,000 American engines. Packard Motors designed an experimental engine which became the famous Liberty engine used in the de Havilland DH-4. The Liberty weighed 710 pounds and produced 410 HP. It was the best engine in the world. world. 9 ASCI 254 – Module 3: Pioneers Word War I Timeline War & rapid advancements in aeronautics 1914-1918 Allies developed Germany developed French Nieuport, Albatross, Fokker D VII, SPAD, S.E. 5, Fokker Tri-Plane Sopwith Camel, Martin MB-1 Bomber America developed Curtiss JN-4 Jenny, de Havilland DH-4 NACA established 1915 1915 - The US government established the National Advisory Committee for 1915 Aeronautics (NACA). NACA’s mission was to “direct and conduct research and experimentation in aeronautics with a view to their practical solution.” aeronautics NACA advised the national government on such matters as: •the desirability of beginning the airmail service •using night flying for commercial/mail purposes •key to obtaining an agreement from the Manufacturers Aircraft Association key to curb patent litigation during the War to 10 ASCI 254 – Module 3: Pioneers Airmail Timeline Initial airmail operations began 1918 First airmail service began 1918 – August 12 Transcontinental route completed 1920 – Sept 8 Congress approved funding for lighting system 1923 Regularly scheduled transcontinental airmail service began 1924...
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