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1929 RADIAL ENGINE AIRCRAFT AVIATION & PLANE POWERPLANT

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Sold Date: 02/10/2008
Channel: Online Auction
Source: eBay



lot contains two vintage aircraft engine books. - 'MODERN AVIATION ENGINES' - CIRCA 1929 AND 'PILOTS POWERPLANT MANUAL' - CIRCA 1940

RARE 1929 EDITION - "MODERN AVIATION ENGINES" - VOLUME TWO ONLY

BY MAJOR VICTOR PAGE AND THE NORMAN HENLEY PUBPLISHING COMPANY, 1929. (OWNER NAME ON END PAGE)

LARGE RED CLOTH HARDCOVER BOOK WITH PAGES 977 TO 1908. MANY ILLUSTRATIONS OF VINTAGE AIRCRAFT , AIRPLANES AND EARLY ENGINES. FRONTIS OF THE US ARMY "QUESTION MARK" AIRPLANE AND THE CREW OF THE "QUESTION MARK"

CLEAN BOOK. FEW SPOTS ON COVER. CLOTH HARDCOVER. BUMPED CORNERS. VERY FUNCIONAL REFEENCE GUIDE.

BOOK COVERS THE FOLLOWING AND IS HARD TO FIND UNDER $100.

MODERN AVIATION ENGINES FROM AMERICA AND EUROPE UP TO 1929 - DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION AND REPAIR; SMALL AIR-COOLED ENGINES; WRIGHT-MOREHOUSE, MERCEDES BENZ TYPE F 7502, BRISTOL 'CHERUB', A.B.C. SCORPION MARK II,

MEDIUM POWERED AIR-COOLED ENGINES; AMERICAN SCORPION, DAYTON "BEAR" ENGINE, LE BOND, WARNER 'SCARAB' ENGINE, SUPER RHONE, VELIE, ANZANI,

THE A.D.C. CIRRUS ENGINE

RYAN-SIEMENS ENGINE

FAIRCHILD-CAMINEZ ENGINE

WRIGHT WHIRLWIND ENGINES, J5, J4A, J4B

WRIGHT CYCLONE ENGINES

PRATT & ; WHITNEY "WASP" AND "HORNET" ENGINES

LORRAINE, WRIGHT TORPEDO V-1456, CAMERON FIXED RADIAL TYPE AERO ENGINE, SALMSON AB9, BRISTOL JUPITER, MENASCO-SALMSON, CURTISS CHIEFTAIN, ARMSTRONG-SIDDELEY LEOPARD ENGINE

CURTISS WATER COLLED AVIATION ENGINES.

PACKARD WATER-COOLED AVIATION ENGINES. UNKERS ENGINES. FIAT AS3 RACING ENGINES. ROLLS-ROYCE. NAPIER-LION. ISOTTA-FRASCHINI.

WATER-COOLED ENGINE INSTALLATION

AIR COOLED ENGINE INSTALLATION

INSTURMENTS; PROPELLERS, REDUCTION GEARS, ENGINE STARTERS. SMALL TOOLS ETC.

SECTION ON THE DIRIGIBLE AIRSHIP ENGINES; US NAVY AIRSHIPS. DEVELOPMENT OF THE PACKARD DIRIGIBLE ENGINE. GRAF-ZEPPELIN CHARACTERISTICS - MAYBACH ENGINES. PACKARD-DORNIER DIESEL, JUNKERS DIESEL ENGINE. PLUS OTHER UNUSUAL INTERNAL-COMBUSTION ENGINES.

PLUS

"PILOTS' POWERPLANT MANUAL" - 1940 EDITION US DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, CAA BULLETIN NO. 28, BY SHEDENHELM, 392 pages with some great fold out diagrams . THE PILOTS POWERPLANT MANUAL IS 392 PAGES IN SOFTCOVER WRAPS IN GOOD BUT USED CONDITIOIN. NOT MINT. NORMAL WEAR. TEXT ALL GOOD. IT INCLUDES FOLD OUT DIAGRAM /LUBRICATION CHART. TEXT ON SUPERCHARGED 1200 HP NINE CYLINDER RADIAL ENGINES TO 4 CYLINDER SUPERCHARGED INVERTED IN-LINE ENGINES. ENGINE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION - VALVE OPERATING MECHANISMS AND TIMING, POWERPLANT INSTALLATIONS, LUBRICANTS, FUEL AND FUEL SYSTEMS, CARBURETION, FUEL INJECTION AND SUPERCHARGING. 7 CYLINDER TO 14 CYCLINDER RADIAL ENGINES. OPERATION OF CONTROLLABLE -PITCH PROPELLERS. FIXED PITCH TO ADJUSTIBLE PITCH(WOOD) PROPS.

VERY GOOD BUT USED BOOKS. NOT SOLD AS MINT .

BUYER TO ADD $5 FOR SHIPPING . HIGHER COST TO SHIP OUTSIDE USA.

CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS MUST ADD SALES TAX. CHECKS OR MONEY ORDERS ARE PREFERRED TO PAYPAL MUCH HIGER COST TO SHIP OVERSEAS

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