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July 21, 1928

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Manufacturers’ Specifications on American Commercial Airplanes and Seaplanes as Compiled By Aviatio

The National Air Tour

The Berliner Monoplane

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Manufacturers’ Specifications on American Commercial Airplanes and Seaplanes as Compiled By Aviatio

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The National Air Tour

Twenty-Two Entries Reach San Francisco With John P. Wood in First Place With a Lead of 1,789 Points

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The Berliner Monoplane

Three Place, Open Cockpit, High Wing Monoplane Powered With OX-5 Engine Has a Top Speed of 105 M. P. H.

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Inspection Methods for Whirlwind Engines

ONE of the problems that has seemed to puzzle even the minds of internal combustion engine manufacturers is: “Why cannot aircraft engines be built with the same reliability in production using standard automobile practices?” It is a well-known fact that a number of large organizations have endeavored to manufacture aircraft engines and have met with many disheartening obstacles.

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The Fowler Variable Area Wing

IMPROVED efficiency of the conventional airplane is now largely a matter of refinement and perfection of design. Power plants and structural process still present further improvements tending towards greater dependability and economy.

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The Pacer Monoplane

Wright Hispano Powered Four Place Open Cockpit Monoplane has a High Speed of 138 M.P.H and Lands at 42 M.P.H.

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How to Splice a Wooden Wing Beam

IN a recent examination for mechanics’ licenses the question was asked, “Where would you splice a broken wooden wing beam?” A number of applicants answered, “I would splice a broken wing beam at the place where it was broken.” Since this appears to be the opinion of a number of pilots, mechanics and others, and since the actual construction of the splice is not known by many, this article has been prepared.

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The Boeing Model 81

A New Two Place Training and Light Commercial Biplane Powered With a 135 Hp• Fairchild Caminez Engine

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P. A. A. to Operate Great U. S.-canal Zone Air Line

Service to Start From Key West Jan. 1 with 31 Planes; Fokker F-10’s Ordered

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N.y. State Drafts New Flying Laws

Special Commission Formulates State Policy in Regard to Aviation

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