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Image from page 680 of "Automotive industries" (1899)

Identifier: automotiveindust44phil

Title: Automotive industries

Year: 1899 (1890s)

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Subjects: Automobiles Aeronautics

Publisher: Philadelphia [etc.] Chilton [etc.]

Contributing Library: Engineering - University of Toronto

Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto

 

 

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ing what would ordinarily be the interiorof the center section of the wing. The rudder is controlled by two sets of pedals, all ofwhich are interlocked and work in unison, being con-nected to the rudder by cables entirely within the fuse-lage. The pilots have good forward vision through wind-shields provided with large openings at the side, makingit easy to remove any moisture which accumulates on theglass. Side vision is obtained through the windows al-ready mentioned. There is a mahogany instrument boardmounting an air-speed indicator, altimeter, motometer,revolution counter, ignition switch and oil pressuregage. The spark and throttle are controlled by leverscentrally located within easy reach of either front seat.There are fuel shut-off cocks within easy reach of thepilot with which he can cut out either or both of thefuel tanks. Small levers within convenient reach of theoperator give the radiator shutter any desired settingwhen in flight. A locker on the right directly under the

 

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77/. Jinn,.; commercial monoplane, carrying seven persona fi£0 AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRIES March 24, 1921 THE AUTOMOBILE instrument board contains the storage battery while a radiator out of the propeller slip-stream and all air similar locker on the left is available for tools, etc. disturbances set up by the plane. The engine used is a Hall-Scott L-6 capable of de- The following specifications .and performance data veloping over 200 hp. but in this airplane it is said to are furnished by the manufacturer, Jacuzzi Bros., Inc.: require an average output of about 100 hp. at the average Length over all 29 ft. flying speed of 100 m.p.h., thus providing ample reserve Span 52 ft. power, which when all used is said to increase the speed Height (top of radiator) 10 ft. 6 in. to over 125 m.p.h. Delco ignition and two Stromberg Wing area (with center section) 400 sq. ft. carbureters are used. The engine is mounted in the Weight empty 1,800 lbs. forward end of the fuselage and turns a propeller 8 ft

 

 

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