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" STATOSCOPE: An instrument to detect the existence of a small rate of ascent or descent, principally -used in ballooning. STAY: A wire, rope, or the like, used as a tie piece to hold parts together, or to contribute stiffness; for example,, the stays of... "
Applied Aeronautics: The Airplane - Page 118
by United States. Bureau of Aircraft Production. Airplane Engineering Division - 1918 - 121 pages
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Annual Report - National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, Volumes 1-2

United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics - Aeronautics - 1917
...an airplane which from any cause has lost the relative speed necessary for steerageway and control. STATOSCOPE : An instrument to detect the existence...example, the stays of the wing and body trussing. STEP : A break in the form of the bottom of a float. STREAM-LINE FLOW : A term in hydromechanics to...
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Manual of Military Aviation...

Hollis Leroy Müller - Aeronautics, Military - 1917 - 308 pages
...an airplane which from any cause has lost the relative speed necessary for steerageway and control. *STATOSCOPE: An instrument to detect the existence...example, the stays of the wing and body trussing. STEADINESS: Somewhat related to dynamic stability, is the tendency to "describe uniform paths in space,"...
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Drafting Room Methods, Standards and Forms: A Reference Book for Engineering ...

Charles Dickey Collins - Drawing-room practice - 1918 - 149 pages
...an airplane which from any cause has lost the relative speed necessary for steerage-way and control. STATOSCOPE: An instrument to detect the existence...example,, the stays of the wing and body trussing. STEP: A break in the form of the bottom of a float. STREAM-LINE FLOW: A term in hydromechanics to describe...
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The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge, Volume 1

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1918
...fore and aft) axis. Longitudinal. — Stability with reference to the lateral (or athwartship) axis. Statoscope, an instrument to detect the existence...example, the stays of the wing and body trussing. Strut, a compression member of a truss frame; for instance, the vertical members of the wing truss...
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Airplane characteristics: a systematic introduction for flyer and student ...

Frederick Bedell - Airplanes - 1918 - 123 pages
...lower, expressed as percentage of gap; it is considered positive when the upper surface is forward. STATOSCOPE: An instrument to detect the existence...example, the stays of the wing and body trussing. STEP : A break in the form of the bottom of a float. STREAM-LINE FLOW: A term in hydromechanics to...
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The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge, Volume 1

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1918
...axis. Longitudinal. — Stability with reference to the lateral (or atnwartship) axis. S ta to scope, an instrument to detect the existence of a small rate...example, the stays of the wing and body trussing. Strut, a compression member of a truss frame; for instance, the vertical members of the wing truss...
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Annual Report - National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, Volume 3

United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics - Aeronautics - 1918
...the condition of 'an airplane which from any cause has lost the relative speed necessary for control. STATOSCOPE: An instrument to detect the existence...contribute stiffness; for example, the stays of the whig and body trussing. STEP: A break in the form of the bottom of a float. S/TREAM-LINE FLOW: A term...
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Aircraft Mechanics Handbook: A Collection of Facts and Suggestions from ...

Fred Herbert Colvin - Airplanes - 1918 - 402 pages
...of an airplane which from any cause has lost relative speed necessary for steerageway and control. Statoscope. — An instrument to detect the existence...ballooning. Stay. — A wire, rope, or the like, used as a tie-piece to hold parts together or to contribute stiffness; for example, the stays of the wing and...
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ABC of Aviation: A Complete, Practical Treatise Outlining Clearly the ...

Victor Wilfred Pagé - Aeronautics - 1918 - 274 pages
...an airplane which from any cause has lost the relative speed necessary for steerageway and control. STATOSCOPE : An instrument to detect the existence...ballooning. STAY: A wire, rope or the like, used as a tie-piece to hold parts together, or to contribute stiffness; for example, the stays of the wing and...
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Practical Aviation for Military Airmen

James Andrew White - Aeronautics, Military - 1918 - 197 pages
...cause has lost the relative speed necessary for control. Statoscope Statoscope (m) (stah-toh-scup) : An instrument to detect the existence of a small rate...ascent or descent, principally used in ballooning. Stay Haubans (m) (oh-baung) : A wire, rope, or the like used as a tie piece to hold parts together, or to...
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