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June 11, 1928

The Bellanca Sesquiplane

Fuselage Analysis

The "Wasp” Series "B" Engine


The Bellanca Sesquiplane

Model “K” Includes Several Original Features in Airplane Design and is Powered with a Single 500 Hp. “Hornet” Engine


Fuselage Analysis

Stress Analysis of Commercial Aircraft, Chapter Number Thirteen


The "Wasp” Series "B" Engine

ON FER. 18. 1928. the new Series "B" "Wasp" completed its official Navy 50 hr. test with outstanding success. For Naval purposes the Series “B” Wasp is rated at 450 hp. at 2100, as compared to the rating on the older Series “A” of 410 hp. at 1900.


The Problem Aviation Insurance

IN EVERY properly-run business the ordinary and extraordinary risks are covered by insurance. When a finance company lends money on an automobile, the risk is amply covered by insurance in ease of fire, theft, and. perhaps oil other risks.


The Boeing B-1D Flying Boat

New Boeing Design is a Three Passenger, Closed Cabin Boat Powered with a Wright “Whirlwind” Engine


Captain Kingsford-Smith and Companions Fly in Fokker Plane to Hawaii and Fijis


Last Minute Briefs

The North American Airways Co. has been organized at Appleton, Wis., with a capital of $25,000 by K. M. Haugen, F. E. Sehlintz, and George H. Schmidt. Frederick Knack of Aerotech, Inc., Moline, 111., aeronautical engineering company, has sailed for Europe to study foreign methods of aircraft construction.


Several air mail services are now in full operation in Canada, reports Commercial Attache L. W. Meekins, Ottawa. Mail routes are operating in Ontario, Manitoba, and the Yukon Territory. Ontario : A regular contract has been made with the Western Canada Airways, Ltd., to provide weekly air mail service through the year from Rolling Portage to Gold Pines, Red Lake, Narrow Lake, and Jackson Manion (Woman Lake).

The Kinner "Courier”

A Folding Wing, Parasol Type Monoplane Powered with a 100 Hp. Kinner Engine and Having a Top Speed of 120 M.P.H.


Output of Aircraft for 1927 is Reported To Total 1.962 Planes Worth $14,250,605

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