AERONAUTICS: Packard-Diesel Motor

Packard Motor Car Co.'s President Alvan Macauley last week said that by the end of March he would be manufacturing the new Packard-Diesel airplane motor. That will be a milestone, the first Diesel-type (oil-burning) airplane motor developed in the U. S.

When an internal combustion motor operates it generates heat. In practically all automobile motors the heat is diffused by circulating water. Water takes up room and has weight. Weight and bulk have little importance in ground motoring but in flying they form a great...

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