Please find listing for a detailed Mechanics notebook by Leading Aero Mechanic LMe Dennis S Craddock of Streetley Sutton Coldfield in Birmingham from 1916 to 1917.
This comprises of a 216 page notebook of which 139 pages have hand written content. Within this there are 23 hand drawn illustrations, 9 firing cycle charts of different WW1 engines, 4 wiring diagrams and 1 graph comparing engines.
D Craddock was initially trained at the Talbot works near Kensington London in 1916 and was then stationed at HP Squadron Manston on the Isle of Thanet in Kent in 1917. At the Manston airfield in 1917 was the Navy's Admiralty Aerodrome which housed both Operational Flight Command and the Handley Page Bomber Training School.
The notebook includes details and guides on Gnome 80HP, Gnome 100HP Monosoupape, Curtis, Renault, Canton-Unne, Sunbeam 150HP to 600HP, Rolls Royce 360HP Eagle, 190HP Falcon and 75HP Hawk engines. The engines in WW1 would have powered Handley Page 0 and Vickers Vimy Bombers, Bristol F2 Fighter and possibly also Blackburn Type L, Airco DH4 S, Short Admiralty Type 184 and Short 225 military aircraft.
The notebook comes with a photo of Craddock's squadron colleagues and also a photo of the muddy barracks at Manston on the Isle of Thanet.
Also included is a letter that confirms that Dennis Craddock is one of the sons in Job Craddock & Sons Chainmakers and set up an Engineering Manufacturing company on Arden Middleton Road in Streetley post World War 1.
- Anzahl der Bücher
- Luftfahrt, Memorabilien, Militaria, Technik
- Autor/ Illustrator
- D.S Craddock
- Notes on Aero Engines
- Erscheinungsjahr (ältestes Objekt)
- Erscheinungsjahr (jüngstes Objekt)
- Anzahl der Seiten
- 16×10 cm