AERONAUTICS: Car vs. Plane

The Rolls-Royce is not in it with a modern airplane for reliability. Although the power plant of an air- plane works continuously at almost top power and the engine of a car at only a third of its full power, the airplane engine breaks down far less frequently. Its gasoline system, its cooling, lubrication and ignition systems are far superior to those found in the land vehicle. Such are the deliberate findings of a well known aeronautical engineer (Grover C. Loening) and of one of the best known automobile builders in the country...

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