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April 1, 1917

The Safe and Useful Airplane

Course in Aerodynamics and Airplane Design

America’s Aeronautic Needs and Possibilities

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The Safe and Useful Airplane

When I recently talked with Orville Wright on the airplane I found him more interested in its usefulness as an instrument of peace than as an instrument of war. “I really believe,” he said, “that the airplane will help peace in more ways than one—in particular I think it will have a tendency to make war impossible.

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Course in Aerodynamics and Airplane Design

Engine and Radiator Data

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America’s Aeronautic Needs and Possibilities

Congress has generously responded this year with large appropriations with which to establish air fleets for both the Army and Navy and yet a careful review of results accomplished thus far clearly indicates that with the passing of the first year of our active aerial program we hardly made a beginning.

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The Graphical Determination of a Strut Having Uniform Strength

It is the custom for manufacturers to taper their struts, but this is ordinarily done by eye, and the tapered struts in use to-day are unlikely to be very efficient except where their defects have been accentuated by unfortunate failures.

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Some Psychological Aspects of Aeronautics

The past few years have marked a rapid extension of theoretical psychology to the problems of practical life. Questions of vocational guidance and selection, industrial efficiency, mental diseases and their cure, legal organization, education, and even the appreciation of art, have recently been approached from a psychological standpoint.

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The Pensacola Flying School

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Plans to Increase Factory Facilities

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Editorial

Editorial

THE article on "America’s Aeronautic Needs and Possibilities by Dr. Charles D. Walcott which appears in this issue of AVIATION AND AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING should go far to clear up the confusion which has existed in the industry as well as in lay minds regarding the problems which must be solved if the United States is to build up a real aerial arm.
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The Memphis Aviation Station

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Army Air Station at Essington, Pa.

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