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Thumbnail preview of Untitled0 - 1301.pdf... the subject of the weather he en- countered when flying over Beauvais in February, 1928.Dr. Simpson thought that eddies on the ridge would only make the air bumpy. The Inquiry will be continued. THE MEOPHAM ACCIDENT THE Air Ministry has published the following interimreport on the accident to Aeroplane G-AAZK atMeopham on July 21 last, which they have received through the Chairman of the Aeronaut...
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Thumbnail preview of Untitled0 - 1006.pdf...thenshire, on August 8, to Miss Amelia E<1 who, in June, 1928, flew from Newfoundland to Bury in a seaplane piloted by the late William Stulta- ceremony was performed by Sir Arthur Whitten Brown. The Meopham Disaster ,. ter THE inquest on the victims of the Meopham aisabwa^ when a Junkers machine crashed, killing six Pf,°P.e'^ tne concluded on August 13, when the jury found '•" ^ victims met their...
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Thumbnail preview of 1931 - 0180.pdf...r. Ayles, said the figures of the annualWastage of airmen in the Royal Air Force and the percentage they bear to the total strength for the years below are as follows :— Year. 1926 1927 19281929 1930 Meopham Flying DisasterMR. MONTAGUE, on February 12, in reply to Capt. H. Balfour, said : The Secretary of State for Air has accepted the finding of the Sub-Committeeof the Aeronautical Research Commi...
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Thumbnail preview of 1931 - 1120.pdf...ibels appears possible, butno measurements in actual air liners have yet given values lower than 80 decibels ; i.e., the noise is very much louderthan in the compartment of a steam train. Accident at Meopham, Kent The accident to the Junkers F.13ge low-wing monoplaneG-AAZK at Meopham, Kent, on July 21, 1930, was referred by the Air Ministry to the Committee, and theAccidents Investigation Sub-Comm...
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Thumbnail preview of Untitled0 - 0899.pdf...le, and the most mysterious air accident which has taken place in this country for many years occurred on Monday, July 21, when a Junkers \V 33, with Junkers' engine, broke to pieces in thea ir, over Meopham, in Kent, and the two pilots and four Passengers were all killed. The disaster caused the greater consternation because all the victims were well-known People. Their names are :—The Marquis of...
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Thumbnail preview of Untitled0 - 0943.pdf...Vincent have flown extensively in the Presidency, and must have collected much data concerning landing grounds. Madras. July 3, 1930. A. S. GALLIMORE, Honorary Secretary, Madras Flying Club, Ltd. THE MEOPHAM DISASTER L2325] With reference to the recent deplorable air disaster atMeopham. as so many experts have failed to arrive at the cause, I think the following theory offers a simple solution to ...
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Thumbnail preview of 1931 - 0087.pdf...r Countries .. 35s. 0d.* • Foreign subscriptions must be remitted in British currency [See last Editorial Page.) CONTENTS Editorial Comment: PAGE The Government and the Schneider.. .. .. .. .. S9 The Meopham Report . . . . . . .. .. .. .. 90 British Empire Trade Exhibition, Buenos Aires. 1931 91 Private Flying and Club News 92 Gliding .. .. .. .. .. .. .. . • • • 95 Schneider Trophy 97 Croydon Not...
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Thumbnail preview of 1931 - 0110.pdf...LIGHT. JANUARY 30, 1931 THE MEOPHAM ACCIDENT Technical Report by the Accidents Investigation Sub-Committee of the Aeronautical Research Committee THE official report on the accident to the Junkers aeroplaneG-AAZK at Meopham, Ken...
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Thumbnail preview of 1931 - 0178.pdf...H. Balfour, said : The Secretary of State for Air has accepted the finding of the Sub-Committeeof the Aeronautical Research Committee which investigated the accident to the Walcot air liner G-AAZK at Meopham, on July 21, 1930, which findingwas approved by the Aeronautical Research Committee itself ; and in all the circumstances he does not consider that any useful purpose would nowbe served by a p...
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Thumbnail preview of Untitled0 - 1039.pdf...s younger brother the Duke of York. At present the King is the only officer who wears the brevet without actually having learnt to fly an aeroplane. The very tragic accident to a Junkers aeroplane at Meopham on July 21, in which Lord Dufferin and five others lost their lives, has had a sequel in a sort of outcry against the Air Ministry. The gravamen of the charge appears to be The Air that tne Mi...
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Thumbnail preview of Untitled0 - 1040.pdf...will desire to avoid causing any unnecessary pain. But after giving full consideration to such pleas, we cannot help thinking that the interests of the public would be best served by publication. The Meopham disaster is an extreme case and a most unusual one. The public had begun to believe that aeroplanes were not what they once thought them, unchancy things which were liable to blow up for no re...
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Thumbnail preview of 1931 - 1136.pdf...m-mercial aviation ; one involved an aircraft belonging to Imperial Airways, Ltd., and occurred in France, the ol".,t,rinvolved an aircraft plying for hire on the cross-Channel route, and occurred at Meopham, in Kent.Causes of Accidents.—Errors in airmanship were, in the opinion of the Inspector of Accidents, entirely responsiblefor nearly 70 per cent, of the accidents. Engine failure was a contri...
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Thumbnail preview of 1931 - 1080.pdf...d by wind tunnel experiments in 1927, when, for the first time,flutter of different types was found to be reproducible at will on different models. In the past year investigationsinto the accident at Meopham have shown the necessity for guarding against a new phenomenon, which has beendescribed as the " buffeting " of the tailplane. To extend the field of research new apparatus is needed.A careful...
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Thumbnail preview of 1931 - 1082.pdf...ometers,it is hoped gradually to collect information on this subject from which the airworthiness conditions may be moreaccurately laid down. It is also desirable, as the enquiry into the accident at Meopham has shown, to have informa-tion on the amount of turbulence and the magnitude and sharpness of the boundaries of up and down currents inthe atmosphere. A special Panel is dealing with these qu...
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