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    • Instructions for 80-horsepower Le Rhone engine - selections

    • Airplanes -- Motors; Aeronautics -- History
    • Selected pages from this technical manual include a complete parts list and schematic drawings of the Le Rhone aircraft engine. Le Rhone firsts: "On August 23, 1913, Léon Letort performed the first non-stop flight between Paris and Berlin when...
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    • Astra castra - selections

    • Aeronautics - Early works to 1900; Aeronautics - History; Balloon ascensions; Ballooning
    • Selections include "Books hitherto published on aerostation" (pages 463-465) and an example of one of the many full-page photo-zincographs that illustrate the text. "Astra Castra is a work of 530 pp. large quarto; it consists chiefly of extract[s]...
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    • Bibliography of aeronautics - selections

    • Aeronautics --Bibliography --Periodicals; Aeronautics --History
    • The pages excerpted here list works by Glenn Hammond Curtiss, one of the most famous aviators and aircraft designers of all time, and works by Alfred W. Lawson, an eccentric aviation pioneer from Wisconsin. "Aeronautics was passing through a...
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    • Nicholas-Beazley airplane company catalog d - selections

    • Airplanes -- Equipment and supplies -- Catalogs; Aeronautics -- History
    • Selected pages from Nicholas-Beazley Airplane Company's 1927 Catalog. Offering their customers everything from gaskets and gears to goggles and gauges, this was Nicholas-Beazley's first illustrated catalog. Ah, those were the days . . . you could...
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    • Installation and cranking of airplane engines

    • Airplanes--Motors--Maintenance and repair; Airplanes--Motors--Design and construction; Aeronautics--History
    • Illustrated instructional manual on starting propeller-driven airplane engines. What sounds like tango lessons are actually instructions for starting an airplane engine by turning the airplane's propeller. Slightly surreal photographs featuring a...
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