Attracting entries from the U.S., Great Britain, France, and Italy, the Schneider Trophy fostered a rapid advance in aviation technology. This book devotes an entire chapter to each of the 12 races, with details of pre-race planning, navigation and seaworthiness trials, the race itself, and, of course, aircraft designs and engines.Service observers were the Commandant of the base, Adelus, and lean Amanrich, who was later to become Captain of the ... Throughout this period the engine team had a hard time replacing burnt and deformed valves and suffering ... As befitted the creator of a number of world-beating racing-car engines he was not afraid of running the engine fast to get the ... Consequently the A85 was rated at a continuous 1, 000 bhp at 3, 200 rpm with a maximum of 1, 050 bhp at 3, 300 rpm for a dryanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Schneider Trophy Story|
|Publisher||:||Motorbooks International - 2001|