Vehicles of the air: a popular exposition of modern aeronautics with working drawings

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T.F. Unwin, 1910 - Technology & Engineering - 479 pages
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Contents

VEHICLES OF THE
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
21
Speed and Badius
27
Fear a Habit of Mind
33
Conclusion
39
Introduction
43
Atmospheric Electricity
64
View In Paris Aeronautical ExhibitionOctober 1909
65
Flat and Panhard Aeronautical Motors
280
Diagram of RevolvingCylinder Motor
283
Gnome RevolvingCylinder Motor
284
TenCylinder Motor with Concentric Exhaust and Inlet Valves 276
285
MechanicalBreak JumpSpark Ignition System
286
notTubc Ignition
287
FuelInjection Aeronautical Engine
290
Carbureter
292

NONDIRIGIBLE BALLOONS
66
DIRIGIBLE BALLOONS
76
Glffards Dirigible Balloon
80
Tissandlers Dirigible Balloon
82
Texture of Modern Balloon Fabrics 65
90
Shuttles for Knotting Balloon Nettings and Some Typical Knots
104
Balloon Valve
108
Car of Modern Spherical Balloon 90
108
Mallcot 8emiRIgld Dirigible Balloon 104
116
Introductory
117
Degens Orthogonal Flier
120
Trouves Flapping Filer
121
Engine and Wing Mechanism of Ilargrave Model No 18
122
HELICOPTERS
125
Collomb Ornlthopter
126
Toy Helicopter
127
Toy Helicopter
128
AEROPLANE HISTORY
132
Bertin Helicopter 126
140
Le Brls Glider
155
Moys Aerial Steamer
156
Introductory
158
Flying Fish
161
Flying Frog
164
Comparison of Pterodactyl and Condor
166
MONOPLANES
167
Pressure on Vertical and Inclined Surfaces
171
Plane and Arched Surfaces without Angle of Incidence
172
Staggered Biplane 205
174
FlGURS PaGB 81 Aileron Control of Farman Biplane
174
ARRANGEMENTS OF SURFACES
205
VERTICAL SURFACES
209
METHODS OF BALANCING
215
Sliding Wing Ends
218
Swinging Wing Ends
219
Wright Flexible Elevator or Rudder
225
CONTROLLING MEANS
226
Rear Controls of Antoinette Monoplane
226
ShoulderFork Control
228
FRAMING
230
FeatheringPaddle Flying Machine
232
PartiallyHoused Paddle Wheel
233
SCREW PROPELLERS
236
Helices of Propeller Travel
239
Diagram of Propeller Pitch
240
Angle of Propeller Blade to Angle of Travel
242
Advancing and Following Surfaces
248
ThreeBladed Propeller 231
249
Chauvlere Walnut Propeller 234
252
Effect of Gyroscopic Action of Single Propeller on Steering
263
Propeller Materials
264
Working Drawings of a Wooden Propeller
266
A TYPICAL PROPELLER
270
Templets for Securing a Desired Form In a Wooden Propeller
271
Four Cylinder Motor of Wright Biplane
273
ThreeCylinder 22Horsepower Anzanl Engine
276
GASOLINE ENGINES
277
FourCylinderDoubleTwinAnzanl Motor
278
Mtetz and Weiss Fuel Pump
295
Silencer
296
STEAM ENGINES
299
Steam Engine For Aeronautical Use
300
Flue Boiler
301
MISCELLANEOUS
308
CHAPTER 7TRANSMISSION ELEMENTS
313
Block Chain
316
SHAFTS AND OEARS
320
CHAPTER 8BEARINGS
327
Adjustable Ball Bearing
332
FlGUEE TAail 150 Ball Thrust Bearing
334
Resultants of Load on Ball Bearing
335
ROLLER BEARINGS
339
Cylindrical Roller Bearing
340
Projected Area of Plain Bearing
345
MISCELLANEOUS BEARINGS
346
Bleriot XI in Flight 34T 158 Blerlot XII in Flight 34T 159 Ring Oiler on Crankshaft
348
GRAVITY LUBRICATION
349
Koechlin Monoplane in Flight
350
STARTING DEVICES
357
Wright Starting System
358
Wright Machine and Starting Derrick
360
Starting by Rope Attached to Stake and Wound in on Drum
364
16SRougiers Volsln Rising from Starting Ground
368
ALIGHTING GEARS
369
Typical Alighting Gear
370
Introductory
372
Alighting Gear of Farman Machine
374
BnlltUp Bamboo Spar
376
Sections of Wooden Spars
380
METALS
381
Methods of Fastening Wire Ends
386
CORDAGE AND TEXTILES
387
Texture of Modern Aeroplane Fabrics 372
392
side View of Wright Machine
394
Rear View of Wright Machine
398
raul TIssandicr Seated in Wright Biplane
400
Count de Lambert in Wright Biplane
400
Details of Wright Strut Connections
402
Rudder Frame of Wright Machine
404
197 Scale Drawings of Bleriot Monoplane Number XI
406
Blerlot Monoplane Number XII
408
Scale Drawings of Cody Biplane
412
Latest Model of Volsln Biplane
414
Scale Drawings of Farman Biplane
418
SPEED AND DISTANCE MEASUREMENTS
420
8cale Drawings of Antoinette Monoplane 397
422
BAROMETERS
424
Side View of SantosDumonts BeltDriven Monoplane
424
APPLICATIONS
428
RADII OF ACTION
436
PARACHUTES
442
TERRESTRIAL ADJUNCTS
449
GLOSSARY OF AERONAUTICAL TERMS
464
CHAPTER 15FLIGHT RECORDS
473
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