April 30, 1928

A Designer's Impressions of the Detroit Show

Wing Stress Analysis

The All-American Aircraft Show in Retrospect


A Designer's Impressions of the Detroit Show

THE ALL-AMERICAN Aircraft Show held this month in Detroit, Mich., was the first aircraft exhibition since 1920, when a similar show was held in New York. To those remembering the 1920 Show, the comparison of the two gives very instructive ideas of the development which has taken place during these eight years, and also of the process of development continuing at present.


Wing Stress Analysis

Stress Analysis of Commercial Aircraft, Chapter Number Eight


The All-American Aircraft Show in Retrospect

IF IT is possible to select any one great outstanding feature of the All-American Aircraft Show held this month in Convention Hall, Detroit, Mich., it is the fact that the array of airplane, engine and accessory exhibits surpassed in attractiveness and interest the predictions of even the most optimistic.


The Halpin "Flamingo”

New All-Metal Six Passenger Cabin Monoplane Powered with a “Wasp” Engine has a Top Speed of 140 M.P.H.

The Detroit S.A.E. Meeting

Two Day Aeronautical Session Included Visits to Local Factories, a Banquet, and a Discussion on Standardization of Parts


Fairchild Aviation Limited of Grand 'Mere, Quebec, Canadian subsidiary of the Fairchild Aviation Corp. of America, reports that its airport situated on Lac a la Tortue, two and one-half miles east of the city, is always open to visitors. A marine railway is available for beaching both seaplanes and boats, and mooring buoys, fuel, light repairs, etc., may also be had.

Detriot Show Side Lights

The Kinner 100 hp., five cylinder radial engine, manufactured by the Kinner Airplane and Motor Corp., Glendale, Calif., is the third engine to be approved by the Department of Commerce. The first was the 135 hp. Fairchild-Caminez and the second the 100 hp. Warner Scarab.

Wilkins and Eilson Fly Vega Plane Across Polar Seas to Spitzbergen


Bremen Repaired for Trip to U. S. With Parts Brought by Ford Plane



Recent inventory of Air Corps equipment revealed that a total of only 889 serviceable planes were on hand—the lowest mark reached by the Air Corps since military planes were placed in mass product on during the World War. Air Corps officials feel certain, however, that this number will remain as the low mark, since a steady influx of new planes is beginning.
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