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October 27, 1928

AIRPLANE SPECIFICATION TABLE

Manufacturers’ Specifications on American Commercial Airplanes and Seaplanes as Compi Led By Aviati

The Cierva Autogiro

True Altitude Meters

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AIRPLANE SPECIFICATION TABLE

Manufacturers’ Specifications on American Commercial Airplanes and Seaplanes as Compi Led By Aviati

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The Cierva Autogiro

Some Interesting Information Regarding the Aerodynamic Principles Involved in the Design and Operation of This New Craft

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True Altitude Meters

A Resumé of the Experiments Conducted and the Results Obtained in the Development of an Accurate Altimeter

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Regarding Engine Oil Temperatures

Philadelphia, Pa. THIS article is intended to clear up what seems to be a very wide spread misunderstanding of the significance of oil outlet temperatures, or oil temperature rise in aviation engines. This misunderstanding is not confined to non-technical operators, but is common also among engineers, due no doubt to lack of analysis of the factors controlling the outlet temperature and temperature rise.

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Commander Byrd’s Fokker

Modified Super-Universal Powered With a "Wasp" Engine Is Fitted With Special Instruments and Equipment

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The Cavalier" Monoplane

A New Two Passenger Cabin Plane Designed for the Private Owner Is Powered With a Velie 45 H. P. Radial Engine

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NEWS SECTIONS

Chicago Aeronautical Show Exhibitors Are Announced

Space in Great Demand for Materials, Parts, and Accessories Display

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AIRPORTS AND AIRLINES

Open Hancock’s California Field

Ceremonies Include Races and Inauguration of New Service

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Side Slips

As there are probably quite a few readers of Aviation who are not also readers of the Hearst newspapers, we had better make the announcement that a large dirigible, named the “Graf Zeppelin,” arrived at Lakehurst recently after a 111 hr. flight from Germany.

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EDITORIALS

Taxi Business

DURING the Summer and Fall of 1927 aerial taxi companies all over the country reaped a golden harvest in “joy hopping” the public at so much per head. It was a common sight on Sundays and holidays to see hundreds of men, women and children flocking about the planes on an airport or flying field, each anxious to experience the thrill of a five minute hop about the field.
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