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Accessories and Instruments

This collection of accessory brochures provides details on accessories and instruments.
Unless otherwise noted, these were donated by Ted Koch and are part of the AEHS Document Collection.

Bendix PS Series Carburetor Manual
B.G. Spark Plug Sales Brochure
B.G. Spark Plug Service and Maintenance Manual
H-T Aviation Spark Plug Data
Mosler Aviation Spark Plugs
Magnetos for Aircraft
Boost Control for Aero Engines
Marvel Aircraft Fuel Injection Systems
Stromberg Aircraft Carburetors, Edition II
Stromberg Aircraft Carburetors, Edition III
Stromberg Direct Fuel Injection System Operating and Service Instructions Donated by William Lewis
S.U. Injection Pump Donated by William Lewis
S.U. Petrol Injection Pump Donated by William Lewis
Aeromarine Inertia Starter Instruction Book
Eclipse Aviation Generator Instruction Book
Eclipse Aviation Starters and Generators
Eclipse Aircraft Accessory Equipment
Eclipse Aircraft Accessory Equipment
Lunkenheimer Aircraft Specialties
Coffman Engine Starter
Exide Battery Installation and Operation Instructions
Sperry Gyro-Horizon and the Directional Gyro
Sperry Engine Analyzer with with Operating Instructions for Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Pioneer Instruments Brochure
Weston Engine Temperature Indicator
Weston Electric Tachometer
Sperry Horizon and Directional Gyro Flying Instructions
Sperry A-3 (MK 3) Gyropilot Operating Bulletin
Jaeger Tachometer and True-Airspeed Indicator
General Electric Tachometer
Formica Pulleys, Fairleads, Bushings, Cabin Lining
Comparison of Air-Cooled and Liquid-Cooled 4-Engine Monoplane Engine Installations
La Produzione Motoristica Tedesca
Tampier Rotary Engine Carburetor Carburetor Blocktube Description Donated by William Lewis
Tampier Rotary Engine Carburetor Carburetor Blocktube Parts Catalog Donated by William Lewis


AEHS Conventions


Engine Applications and Installations

Engine Installations
Focke-Wulf Fw 190 and BMW 801
Lockheed SR-71 Propulsion A Photo Essay by Richard E. Loftis
Radioplane US AAF OQ-3, Navy TDD-2 Radio Controlled Airplane Target Instructions and Parts Catalog Donated by Tom Fey
Radioplane US AAF OQ-14, Navy TDD-3 Radio Controlled Airplane Target Instructions and Parts Catalog Donated by Tom Fey


Engine Descriptions and Maintenance


Engine Images

Eagles Mere Air Museum Engines
Engine Cutaways
The Engines of Brodhead A Photo Essay by Richard E. Loftis
Museo del Aire de Madrid Courtesy of Quinto Sertorio


Engine Brochures and Company Pubs


Manufacturing Processes and Procedures


AEHS Newsletters


Propeller Descriptions and Maintenance

Continental Model PA-108A Series C85 Controllable Pitch Propeller 50-hr Endurance Test Donated by Scott Rodriguez
German Argus, Junkers, VDM Propellers Donated by William Lewis
Hoover Hydraulic Controllable Pitch Propeller Models P40F400 and P40F500 Donated by William Lewis
Hoover Hydraulic Constant Speed Propeller Models P42F300 and P43F250 Donated by William Lewis
Metal Propeller Care and Adjustment (Navy, 1926) Donated by William Lewis
Propellers and Governors Aircraft Application
Propeller Icing and Its Prevention (Translated from German) Donated by William Lewis Rotol Propeller, Governor, Fan and Spinner Specifications Donated by Bruce Vander Mark
Rotol Propeller Control Units, Spinners, Fans and Feathering Pumps Donated by Bruce Vander Mark


Propeller Sales Brochures and Company Publications

de Havilland Propeller Brochure
Hamilton Standard Propellers
Hamilton Standard Family Day Brochure, 1953
Lorenzen Propellers
Metal Propellers Ltd Donated by William Lewis
Metal Propellers Ltd Advertisement Donated by William Lewis
Smith Controllable Pitch Propeller Donated by William Lewis


Propulsion Development History

British High-Speed Aircraft for the 1927 Schneider Trophy Contest Donated by William Lewis
British High-Speed Aircraft for the 1931 Schneider Trophy Contest Donated by William Lewis
How Many Valves — The History of Number of Valves per Cylinder by Kevin Cameron
McCook Field's 1918 Propeller Testing Laboratory
Notes on Early Air-Cooled Engine Design by Paul Dempsey
Notes on Hispano-Suiza WW1 Engines by Paul Dempsey
Royal Aircraft Establishment Work on Air-Cooled Cylinders Donated by William Lewis
Stepping Stones to Jet Propulsion; Sir Frank Whittle’s 1928 Cranwell Thesis and the Unbuilt Jet Engine Demonstrator by Dr. Fred Starr
1929 Whittle Turbojet Demonstrator: Britain’s Greatest Lost Opportunity? by Dr. Fred Starr
Why Internal Combustion? by Paul Dempsey


Reference

Alternate Grade Fuels in Aircraft Engines Donated by William Lewis
Specified and Alternate Grade Fuels for Aircraft and Engine Combinations Donated by William Lewis
British Advisory Committee for Aeronautics Interim Report, 1910 - 1911 Donated by William Lewis
Aero-Engine Efficiencies, by A.H. Gibson Donated by William Lewis
British Advisory Committee for Aeronautics Interim Report, 1910 - 1911 Air Board Engine Book Donated by William Lewis
Airplane-Engine-Accessory Cross Reference (December 1943)
Alexander Motor Prize Competition, 1911 Donated by William Lewis
Allison V-1710 and Rolls-Royce Merlin Torsional Vibration Characteristics by Robert J. Raymond and Daniel D. Whitney
Bristol Engine Tests at the Royal Aircraft Establishment: Work Carried Out by Beatrice Shilling ca. 1941 by Robert J. Raymond (web version)
Bristol Engine Tests at the Royal Aircraft Establishment: Work Carried Out by Beatrice Shilling ca. 1941 by Robert J. Raymond (1.5M PDF)
Bristol Hercules, Centaurus, and Proteus Performance Curves
Continental A-50 Series Specification, 1940 Donated by Scott Rodriguez
Crankpin Bearings in High Output Aircraft Piston Engine by Robert Raymond (2.5M PDF)
Crankshaft Design Evolution in High-Output In-Line Aircraft Piston Engines by Robert J. Raymond
Daimler-Benz A.G. Postwar Visit Donated by William Lewis
AEHS Document Collection Catalog With Access to Numerous Engine Accessory Manuals and Hundreds of Other Scans!
Engine Performance Analysis at Rolls-Royce ca. 1940 by Robert Raymond (web version)
Engine Performance Analysis at Rolls-Royce ca. 1940 by Robert Raymond (1.4M PDF)
Engine-Airplane-Carburetor Cross Reference
Engine Installation Drawings
Engine Power Calculators
Engine Specifications circa 1924
Fedden Mission to America: Section 4 – Engines, Power Plants and Propellers
Fuel Injection for the Aircraft Engine Donated by William Lewis
German Aircraft (and Engine) Maintenance Donated by William Lewis
Heinkel Turbine Engine Activity Donated by William Lewis
Case History of Triptane
Junkers Aircraft and Engine Facilities Donated by William Lewis
Junkers Gas Turbines Donated by William Lewis
Lycoming Wartime Engine Model Specifications
  O-145-A1 Spec No. 1029-D Donated by William Lewis
  O-145-A2 Spec No. 1026-D Donated by William Lewis
  O-145-A3, A4 Spec No. 1020-D Donated by William Lewis
  O-145-A3 Spec No. 1082 Donated by Scott Rodriguez
  O-145-B1 Spec No. 1034-A Donated by William Lewis
  O-145-B2 Spec No. 1035-B Donated by William Lewis
  O-145-B3 Spec No. 1084 Donated by Scott Rodriguez
  O-145-B3, -B4 Spec No. 1036-B Donated by William Lewis
  O-145-C1 Spec No. 1027-B Donated by William Lewis
  O-145-C2 Spec No. 1028-C Donated by William Lewis
  O-145-C3, -C4 Spec No. 1029-C Donated by William Lewis
  GO-145-C1 Spec No. 1044-B Donated by William Lewis
  GO-145-C2 Spec No. 1045-C Donated by William Lewis
  GO-145-C3, -C4 Spec No. 1046-C Donated by William Lewis
  GO-145-C3 Spec No. 1088 Donated by Scott Rodriguez
  GO-145-C4 Spec No. 1089 Donated by Scott Rodriguez
  O-235, O-235-A Spec No. 1059-B Donated by William Lewis
  O-235 Spec No. 1080-B Donated by Scott Rodriguez
  O-235-A Spec No. 1081-A Donated by Scott Rodriguez
  O-290, O-290-A Spec No. 1061-A Donated by William Lewis
  O-290-A Spec No. 1079-D Donated by Scott Rodriguez
  O-290-C Spec No. 2012-C Donated by Scott Rodriguez
  O-290-D Spec No. 2069-C Donated by Scott Rodriguez
  O-350, O-350-A Spec No. 1063-A Donated by William Lewis
  O-350 Spec No. 1076-D Donated by Scott Rodriguez
  O-435, O-435-A Spec No. 1065-A Donated by William Lewis
  O-435-A Spec No. 1075-C Donated by Scott Rodriguez
  O-435-B Spec No. 2016 Donated by Scott Rodriguez
  O-435-C Spec No. 2010-D Donated by Scott Rodriguez
  O-435-T Spec No. 1092-B Donated by Scott Rodriguez
  GO-435 Spec No. 2015 Donated by Scott Rodriguez
  GO-435-B Spec No. 2014 Donated by Scott Rodriguez
  R-680-E3A Spec No. 1047-C Donated by William Lewis
  R-680-E3A Spec No. 1047-D Donated by Scott Rodriguez
Lycoming Aviation Gasoline Specification 201-D Donated by William Lewis
Lycoming Lubricating Oil Specification 301-C Donated by William Lewis
M-L Magneto Type ADS Manual
Pratt & Whitney Gasoline and Engine Specifications
Pratt & Whitney Installation Drawings
Request for Data R40-A Engine Evaluation (P&W X-1800, Wright R-2160, Continental XH-2860, Allison V-3420 competition.)
Turbine Engine Activity at Ernst Heinkel Aktiengesellschaft Donated by William Lewis
Visits to Miscellaneous Aeronautical Establishments in the British Zone Donated by William Lewis
Walter Werke-Kiel Propulsion Duct Research Donated by William Lewis
Whatever Became of the Surplus Merlins? by Dave Birch
Wright Student Notebook: 2. Power Curves
Wright Student Notebook: 7. The Wright Torque Indicator
Wright Cyclone 9HD Engine Specification Donated by William Lewis
Wright Cyclone R-1820-88 (918C9HE1) Engine Specification Donated by William Lewis
Wright Cyclone Power Measurement
Wright R-2600-29 150hr Model Test Donated by William Lewis
WWI Engine Power Curves, 1917 Donated by William Lewis
WWI-Era Engine Reports and Power Curves, 1917 Donated by William Lewis

Additional Reference Material


Reno Air Races

Reno 2018 by Dan Whitney
Reno 2017 by Dan Whitney
Reno 2016 by Dan Whitney
Reno 2015 by Dan Whitney
Reno 2014 by Dan Whitney
Reno 2013 by Dan Whitney
Reno 2012 by Dan Whitney
Reno 2011 by Dan Whitney
Reno 2010 by Dan Whitney
Reno 2009 by Dan Whitney


Members’ Restoration Projects

Bill Bishop’s Armstrong-Siddeley Cheetah
Tom Fey Explores the Boulin Strobomeca Instrument
Tom Fey’s Righter 2-GS-17
Tom Fey’s Mystery Contra-Prop Restoration
Tom Fey’s Kiekhaefer 0-45-1 Restoration
Tom Fey’s WWII Gunnery Target Engine Technical Analysis
Mike Grimes’ LeBlond 7D Engine
Mike Grimes’ Heath Cannon Ball Racer Engine
David Irwin's Merlin Mk500-29 Runs
Luca Mariotti’s Drone Restorations
Brian Mills’ Bristol Hercules 216
Brian Mills’ Rolls-Royce Griffon


Turbosuperchargers

US Army Air Corps Turbocharger Development, 1919 - 1922
The Engineering Division Side Type Turbocharger, 1922 - 1924
Turbocharger Development and Production, 1924 - 1945