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RFC Air Board Technical Notes (1917)

Royal Flying Corps Engine Notes (1917)

Price £175.00 Sale



A rare original WW1 Air Board Royal Flying Corps manual, produced in August 1917, covering the aero engines in use with  the RFC in 1916-17. It was intended for use by officers, N.C.O.s and men undergoing training, and by mechanics and technicians in the day to day operation and maintenance of military aero engines.

The manual features details of the design, assembly and operation of the engines fitted to RFC aircraft during 1916-17, including the 110 h.p. Clerget, 120 h.p. Beardmore, 80 h.p. Gnome, 90 h.p. R.A.F., 80 h.p. Le Rhone, and 100 h.p. Monosoupape. The manual is illustrated with photographs and detailed diagrams, and includes engine fault-finding tables.  


In good condition. The card cover is in good condition, with some marks and wear to the edges. The original metal clip binding is good and secure. The text and illustrations are in good condition with some minor marks.

Published: 1917
Illustrated with diagrams
Khaki R.F.C. / Air Board card binder
Dimensions: 145mm x 195mm
Pages: 124