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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... "
Aircraft: Its Development in War and Peace and Its Commercial Future - Page 375
by Evan John David - 1919 - 379 pages
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Annual Report - National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, Volumes 1-2

United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics - Aeronautics - 1917
...of a biplane over that of the lower ; it is considered positive when the upper surface is forward. STALLING: A term describing the condition of an airplane...any cause has lost the relative speed necessary for steerageway and control. STATOSCOPE : An instrument to detect the existence of a small rate of ascent...
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Manual of Military Aviation...

Hollis Leroy Müller - Aeronautics, Military - 1917 - 308 pages
...wing of a biplane over that of the lower; it is considered positive when the upper surface is forward. "STALLING : A term describing the condition of an...any cause has lost the relative speed necessary for steerageway and control. *STATOSCOPE: An instrument to detect the existence of a small rate of ascent...
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Annual Report - National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, Volume 3

United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics - Aeronautics - 1918
...lower, expressed as percentage of gap; it is considered positive when the upper surface is forward. STALLING: A term describing the condition of 'an airplane...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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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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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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ABC of Aviation: A Complete, Practical Treatise Outlining Clearly the ...

Victor Wilfred Pagé - Aeronautics - 1918 - 274 pages
...condition of an airplane which from any cause has lost the relative speed necessary for steerageway and control. STATOSCOPE : An instrument to detect the...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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THE A-B-C OF AVIATION

Captain VICTOR W. PAGE - 1918
...condition of an airplane which from any cause has lost the relative speed necessary for steerageway and control. STATOSCOPE : An instrument to detect the...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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Drafting Room Methods, Standards and Forms: A Reference Book for Engineering ...

Charles Dickey Collins - Drawing-room practice - 1918 - 149 pages
...wing of a biplane over that of the lower; it is considered positive when the upper surface is forward. STALLING: A term describing the condition of an airplane...any cause has lost the relative speed necessary for steerage-way and control. STATOSCOPE: An instrument to detect the existence of a small rate of ascent...
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ABC of Aviation: A Complete, Practical Treatise Outlining Clearly the ...

Victor Wilfred Pagé - Aeronautics - 1918 - 274 pages
...of a biplane, over that of the lower; it is considered positive when the upper surface is forward. STALLING : A term describing the condition of an airplane...any cause has lost the relative speed necessary for steerageway and control. STATOSCOPE : An instrument to detect the existence of a small rate of ascent...
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Applied Aeronautics: The Airplane

United States. Bureau of Aircraft Production. Airplane Engineering Division - Aeronautics - 1918 - 121 pages
...expressed as a percentage of the gap. It is considered positive when the upper aerofoil is forward. STALLING- — A term describing the condition of an...any cause has lost the relative speed necessary for steerageway and control. STATION — The points at which struts join the longerons in a fuselage, are...
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