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Model Aeroplanes and their Motors
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"Through the tremendous strides forward of aeronautics there are wonderful possibilities for the employment of ingenuity, genius and skill, and business opportunities, as great as have ever been created by progress in important lines of human endeavor."

Model Aeroplanes and their Motors
George A. Cavanagh
Moffat, Yard & Company, New York
1916
Book, 188 pages

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"A Practical Book for Beginners" from the Model Editor, Aerial Age magazine.
Well illustrated with black & white photos and line drawings by Harry G Schultz, President of the Aero-Science Club of America.

Contents
INTRODUCTION: Henry Woodhouse, Managing Editor, Flying magazine, Governor of the Aero Club of America

HISTORY OF MODEL AVIATION

CONSTRUCTION: Propellers, Wings, Frame, Assembling, Launching, Chassis, Pontoons, Launching an ROG or Model Hydroaeroplane

WORLD RECORD MODELS:
Lauder Distance and Duration Model
Hittle Tractor Hydro
La Tour Flying Boat
Cook No. 42 Model
Alson H. Wheeler Twin Pusher Biplane
Rudy Funk Duration Model

COMPRESSED AIR MOTOR:
Simple Compressed Air Motor
Wise Compressed Air Motor
Schober-Funk Three Cylinder Motor
Schober Four Cylinder Opposed Motor

COMPRESSED AIR DRIVEN MODELS
McMahon Compressed Air Driven Monoplane
McMahon Compressed Air Driven Biplane

GASOLINE MOTORS: JOPSON; MIDGET AERO GASOLINE MOTOR

STEAM POWER PLANTS:
H. H. Groves Steam Power Plants
G. Harris's Steam Engine
Professor Langley's Steam Engine
French Experiments with Steam Power Plants

WORLD'S MODEL FLYING RECORDS
DICTIONARY OF AERONAUTICAL TERMS


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