January 1930

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In every sport the way of the governing body is far from being strewn with roses, and in motorcycling sport in particular many problems arise which appear almost insoluble. A case in point is the...
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The Black Hawk Stutz By The Editor When we last had an opportunity, about eighteen months ago, of trying out the Stutz, we were amazed to find an American car which behaved in every way like the best...
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The latest product of a line of thoroughbreds The name of Aston-Martin has always been one to command respect from the connoisseur in motoring matters, and in the works at Feltham where these cars...
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A branch of the Sport which is gaining increasing popularity. Ever since the day that speed events on public roads were banned, there has been a lack of opportunities for the genuine speed merchant....
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A fast run on a well tried car. There are a great many people who are frightened to buy a sports car on the grounds that any high speed machinery is bound to wear out quickly and as they cannot...
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The Big Car of the Future ? We are still apt to look upon the motor-coach and the private car as being entirely different. In point of fact the former is but a private car writ large. As regards...
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By C W BRETT(Managing Director of Barimar Ltd.) There was a time, and it was not very long ago, when welding was regarded as a sort of glorified soldering, or as a process about as efficient as...
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During the height of the stormy weather of last month, one of the new Desoutter air taxis belonging to National Flying Services had an opportunity of displaying its ability to get through really...
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By E. K. H. KARSLAKE. While in other countries cars are frequently called either by fancy names or by initials, it is noticeable that almost all French cars are called after the man who started to...
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A correspondent of " Motor Sport" writes A problem associated with road transport which has received, a great deal of attention from inventors in recent years is the elimination of headlight glare,...
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Mosely and D. M.C.C. The headquarters are now at the Pack Horse Hotel, Alcester Road, Birmingham, where a club and social meeting is held weekly on Thursdays at 8.15 p.m. The club, which has an...
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What They Indicate and How They Work.By B. G. MANTON, B.Sc., A.M.I.C.E. A speedometer has become a built-in component of every car's equipment and an engine revolution counter is a standard fitment...
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And Other Technical Items Probably no point in the routine attention to a car is more irksome to the average motorist than that of brake adjustment and consequently the S.B.R. brake regulator, which...
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An intimate but not too-authentic account of the M.C.C.'s Classic Run. The institution which houses me during the hours of daylight includes among its inhabitants Argentines ("without means"),...
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One of the most important events of the year "down under" is the Sydney-to-Melbourne and back trial. In the 1929 test weather conditions were very severe as were the regulations. All bonnets were...
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The Possibilities of the Construction of a "Motor-Cycle of the Air" Discussed from the Designer-Manufacturer's Point of View.By C. W. TINSON, F.R.Ae.S. During the last few years the light aeroplane...
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By "RUDDER-BAR.""Come-backs." Whether the art of piloting an aeroplane is one which is lost after one has been away from the stick for a period of years is a question which is raised from time to...
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Revival of interest in fascinating pastime - a club to be formed. Over three thousand qualified sail-plane pilots— dozens of glider meetings and competitions— over two hundred glider clubs in active...
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Although the parachute is one of the earliest of aerial inventions it is only in comparatively recent years that it has been considered seriously and used as a necessary adjunct to aviation. Before...
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Letters from readers on any subject are always welcome but they should be as brief as possible. Having made my first acquaintance with "MOTOR SPORT" at your stand at the Motor Cycle Show, I was very...
The facilities for private aircraft owners at the London Air Park, Hanworth, have now been extended to include lock-up hangars, a regular service of inspection and maintenance, workshops for overhaul...
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of the 497 c.c. Ariel The winter is not the pleasantest time of year in which to motorcycle but it has an advantage for anyone carrying out a road test in that the good and poor qualities of a...
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The Outboard Outlook By J. W. SHILLAN I am often asked by people who have witnessed a motor boat race meeting whether it is a dangerous sport, and my reply is most emphatically in the negative. I...
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III. Construction of the Hull—A Suggested Design. By R. R. POOLE, B.Sc. The construction of speed boat hulls of the 1½-litre class is generally rather beyond the capabilities of the amateur, unless...
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One of the most interesting sets of exhibits at the IVth Salon Nautique Internationale held at the Grand Palais, Paris, December 11th-12th, was that arranged by Pass and Joyce, Ltd., of London, on...

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