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August 15, 1927

German Air Transport

German Air Transport

UNITED STATES AIR FORCES

United States Air Forces

The Fairchild Cabin Monoplane

The Fairchild Cabin Monoplane

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German Air Transport

German Air Transport

TO ATTEMPT to give a detailed diescription of flights over all the lines of the Deutsche Luft Hansa would require a book rather than a few pages. There are, however, certain general conclusions that may be reached by relating some of the experiences of an air traveler who had the good fortune to fly over most of the main air routes of Germany.

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UNITED STATES AIR FORCES

United States Air Forces

The Americus Air Intermediate Depot, Americus, Sumter County, Ga., containing approximately 411 acres and improvements, has been leased for one year to a New York company, who will use it for the storage of cotton. The Americus Air Intermediate Depot has been twice advertised for sale but proposals received were less than the appraised value.
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The Fairchild Cabin Monoplane

The Fairchild Cabin Monoplane

Designed for Varied Classes of Activity, Has Folding Wings And is Powered by a Wright Whirlwind or Curtiss C-6 Engine

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The New Packard “X” Engine

The New Packard “X” Engine

Basis of Design is Two 12 Cylinder Water Cooled Packard V-1500 Engines on One Crankshaft; One Inverted and One Upright, Developing 1250 Hp. at 2700 R.P.M.

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AIRPORTS AND AIRWAYS

Boston, Mass.

With the visits of Lindbergh, Chamberlin, Byrd, Acosta, Balehen, Noville, Hegenberger and Maitland over and the Bay State National Guard air squadron on active duty at Mitchel Field until Aug. 13 air interest at the Hub is pointed now toward the second New England aviation show scheduled for Mechanics Hall, Boston, from Sept. 26 to Oct. 1. Running this year in connection with the annual New England radio exposition, the records for attendance which have run above a hundred thousand in past years are certain to be broken.

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FOREIGN AERONAUTICAL NEWS NOTES

Foreign Aeronautical News Notes

By Special Arrangement with the Automotive and Transportation Divisions,, Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce

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AIRCRAFT PATENTS

Aircraft Patents

Copies of patents may be obtained by writing the Patent Offise, Washington, D. C., giving the patent number and the name of the inventor. Cost 10c each. Patent No. 1,631,895—GAS CELL OF RIGID AIRSHIPS. Karl Siller, Friedrichshafen, Ger., assignor to Luftschiffbau Zeppelin Gesellschaft mit beschrankter Haftung, Friedrichshafen, Ger.
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PUBLISHER’S NEWS LETTER

Publisher’s News Letter

The public has not as yet awakened to the effect long over ocean flying will have on man’s idea of the surface of the globe on which we live. In spite of the fact that everyone is taught that the earth is round and few now doubt it, the system of map making now in use has created an impression which to the average mind makes the earth’s surface the form of a cylinder.
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The Carburetor Air Heater for the Wright Whirlwind Engine

The Carburetor Air Heater for the Wright Whirlwind Engine

A Development to Eliminate Carburetor Operation Difficulties

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Side Slips

Side Slips

Commander Byrd’s South Pole flight plans are already being featured in the papers, and the latest announcement is that a landing at the Pole will be attempted if conditions are favorable. The chief trouble with this Polar flying is, as we see it, that one has to take one’s own pajamas along.

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