Wright Aeronautical Engines
Wirlwind Nine - Wirlwind Seven - Wirlwind Five - Cyclone Nine - Gipsy
Extremely rare, original Wright Corporation broshure with information on the Wright Aeronautical Engines.
The "Wirlwind" was a masterpice of an aivation engine. It was no coicident that Charles A. Lindbergh did select this design for his "Spirit of St. Louis". The Wirlwind had a superb reputation of reliability - a must for longrange, overwater flights. The longest ever continuous operation time of the "Wirlwind" engine in 1929 was the record flight of the single engine "Angeleno" which remaind airborne for more than 10 days (246 hours).
Table of Contents:
Frontispiece - Orville Wright at Kitty Hawk, 1903
Illustration - Lindbergh En Route to Paris
Illustration - Byrd in the Antarctic
Illustration - A Gipsy Powered Airplane in Flight
List of Foreign Licensees, Authorized Parts Dealers, and Approved Service Stations
WRIGHT "WHIRLWIND" ENGINES
The Story of Wright
The Wright "Whirlwind-Nine" - Model R-975
A Few Record Performances of Wright Engines
The Wright Viewpoint
The Wright "Whirlwind-Five" - Model R-540
General Description of the Three New Wright "Whirlwinds"
Power Curves for the Whirlwinds
Whirlwind Engine Specifications
The Wright "Whirlwind-Seven" - Model R-760
Installation, Maintenance and Repairs
Weights, Equipment, and Accessories
WRIGHT "CYCLONE" ENGINE
The Wright "Cyclone-Nine" - Model R-1750
General Description of the Wright "Cyclone-Nine"
Cyclone-Nine Engine Specifications
Weights and Accessories
WRIGHT "GIPSY" ENGINE
History of the Wright "Gipsy" Engine
General Description of the Wright "Gipsy"
Specifications, Weights, and Equipment
original company broshure, large format
35 Seiten / pages
photographs, illustrations, power curves and tables
very good condition
Paterson, N.J., USA - 1929 - Wright Aeronautical Corporation