May 1, 1946

Aviation Research—Engineering—Production

Design Analysis of Republic Seabee

Aviation Research—Engineering—Production

Case for the Full-pneumatic System

Aviation Research—Engineering—Production

V-2's Power Plant Provides Key to Future Rocketry

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Aviation Research—Engineering—Production

Design Analysis of Republic Seabee

THE ENGINEERING of Republic Aviation Corp.’s Seabee amphibian marks a turning point in the aviation industry. Structurally, the craft represents such a reasonable—and necessary—departure from intricate conventional design, that its radical makeup-simplicity alone, embodying more-than-adequate strength characteristics, recommends it as a basic pattern for future engineering of aircraft—military, transport, and personal.

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Aviation Research—Engineering—Production

Case for the Full-pneumatic System

Holding that compressed air for overall actuation of aircraft auxiliary systems affords distinct advantages, the author offers a graphic study of a suggested air-operated installation. Moreover, he gives pertinent comparisons with hydraulic and electrical forms of motivation as he presents his—

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Aviation Research—Engineering—Production

V-2's Power Plant Provides Key to Future Rocketry

The path has been opened to a new era in flight by development of an engine capable of propelling craft at tremendous speeds and to hitherto unattainable altitudes. And far-reaching developments are indicated if vigorous rocket research is pursued.

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AVIATION SALES & SERVICE

It'll Pay You to Promote Lightplane Insurance

This practical perspective for the airport operator considers the various liabilities—property, public, and passenger—to which the plane owner is subject, also affords a lucid examination of the protection which insurance affords. Included is a handy guide to the provisions of the several states, and specific prices and limits of the policies are noted.

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NEW PRODUCTS

Keep Posted on Products and Practices

ENGINEERING DATA Controllers and Recorders 1 Engineering and technical information on pH theory and measurement, and description of line of continuous pH controllers and recorders, are contained in Bulletin No. pH1302, from The Bristol Co., Waterbury, Conn.—AVIATION, May, ’46.
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FIELD OPERATIONS

... to Make Main Street Conscious of Your Airport

Telling how to attract people to the field, and how to make them really like it when they get there, this practical feature examines all the varied phases of airport promotion. And punctuating it are a score of proven tips—everyone a ready-to-work business-builder.

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MAINTENANCE

How to Service and Maintain the Marvel-schebler Carburetor

Lucidly detailed here are the company-approved methods for operating and adjusting the MA-3SPA model—now newly offered in the civilian market. And included is a handy "shooting" guide to service troubles, their probable causes, and the remedies.
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There's Real Business in That Gi Flight Training Program

A former soldier shows how operators can benefit from new Veterans Administration interpretation of the law, and he presents vets' own ideas on how even more business can be developed.

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Housing Can Cost Too Much

EVERYONE in the United States wants our people, and particularly our war veterans, well I housed quickly. Almost everyone, we believe, likes the vigor and imagination with which Wilson W. Wyatt, the housing expediter, is going about the job of mobilizing our housing resources.
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Aviation Research—Engineering—Production

Skyraider's High Performance Stems From Pin-point Designing

Concluding his careful study of BT2D engineering, the author considers load flexibility, cockpit arrangement, dive brakes, stability and control, combat performance, and development time.

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