January 18, 1930

Aircraft Demand Past, Present and Future

Manufacturers’ Specifications on American Commercial Airplanes Is Compiled By Aviation

The Junkers G-38


Aircraft Demand Past, Present and Future

IN AVIATION as in all other lines of industrial effort the past is the more informative, the future the more interesting, while the present remains ever the most obscure. To understand the present position of the industry we must know something of its productive history—how it has reached its present point, the general nature of its market, its ability on the supply side, and what major forces are working toward its further development.


Manufacturers’ Specifications on American Commercial Airplanes Is Compiled By Aviation

MANUFACTURER Designation of Price Plane at Factory Type No. of Seats Make of Engine Total Rate HP Make of Propeller Span Wing Area (Sq.Ft.) Length Overall Height Overall Weight (Lb.) Empty Water If VVater With Engine Used is Cooled Pay Load (Lb.) Disposable Load (Lb.)

The Junkers G-38

AFTER a steady progress towards larger types of airplanes by the Junkers Flugzeuwerke A. G. Dessau, Germany, it has produced the G-38, which the designers claims as a stepping stone between the present type of conventional airplane and the flying wing.


Aviation Progress Under the Soviet

A description of the work of the Russian Central Aero-HydroDynamic Institute, with some of its practical results


The Lehigh Airports Competition

A. C. Zimmerman and William H. Harrison Win First Prize with "Quadrant Airport" Design that Provides for Day and Night Operations in Any Wind Direction


Manufacturers’ Specifications on Engines Availble for Commercial Use as Compiled By Aviation

MANUFACTURER OR AGENT Engine Cooling System Cylinder Arrangement No. of Cylinders Strokes per Cylce Rated Hp. and R.P.M. at sea Level Maximum Hp. and R.P.M.at Sea Level Weight Dry Without Hub or Starter Weight Per Rated Hp. Bore and Stroke (in.)

Regulating Air Commerce Article Inspection

THE INSPECTION SERVICE is the field organization which is responsible for the operation of the licensing and air regulation program. Its duties include the examination and licensing of pilots, mechanics, ground school instructors, and flying school instructors, and the inspection and approval of airplanes, factories, flying schools, and repair stations.


House Report Casts Shadow on 5-yr. Program Fulfillment

Fechet Outlines Needs; Barrack Money Lacking

Abstracts AND Reviews

Abstracts and Reviews

CAPTAIN MACMILLAN presented this short paper before the Royal Aeronautical Society to show some of the more salient points on which the “art” of flight is dependent. He showed that the time of development of this “art” could be materially shortened by an adoption of a mental-cum-practical method of flight instruction, and Strongly recommended that it be universally used.

Airport Construction Projects

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