Aircraft Vol. 4 by Alfred W. Lawson

By Alfred W. Lawson

Четвертый том авиационной энциклопедии, издававшейся с марта 1910 г.

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A 30 H. P. 2-cylindcr motor. Another Nieuport type is being built by Fritz Schiller and this will be equipped with the old 25 H. P. Anzani motor which Dioier Masson used on his early Bleriot. Sunset Field. Harvey Crawford and Edward Blakely have been making some splendid exhibition flights at Alameda. rried descent in front of the hangars, but was prevented from landing owing to two photographers being in his way. In order to avoid running over them he was compelled to rise over them and upon landing his machine charged through a fence, fortunately without injuring the operator.

Machine Langley used tandem surfaces. After the death of Langley and up to within a year nothing important was done with tandem surfaces. The success of the Wright Brothers with the biplane and of Bleriot with the monoplane was followed by many imi- I became convinced of the fore and aft was very skeptical of the efliciency. was with very great interest and considerable astonishment that I read what Eiffel had to say about them. I would say to begin with that tandem No. 5 spaced three years ago, and stability of this system, but I Therefore, it apart a distance twice the chord.

Ky and K'y =— 18 Fyeasura ar>gtts rear surface This represents the lift 8 per unit area: Ky 4 8 16 K'y 18 3 27 Eiffel gives for the front surface (No. 058. "i° of the Drzewiecki system. 0345. 041, but this is an error. The lift of Eiffel's No. 041, but Drzewiecki uses No. 13 bis, which is a very different surface. ) Turning now c. p. dangerous couple produced by the false movement in both monoplane and biplane. the which in system is get to a Manifestly the thing to do movement of the c. p.

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