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The Flights Over Everest: The Success of the Houston Expedition Affords Proof of Efficiency of Aeroplanes, Engines and Equipment

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 May 1933

Abstract

THE equipment of the Houston Mt. Everest Expedition was described in detail in AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING, Vol. V., March, 1933, pp. 59–63, and the departure of the personnel from Croydon recorded. The two special aeroplanes—the Westland P.V.3 and Wallace—which had been shipped by boat, were met at Karachi, and before the flight across India to the base at Purnea was begun, each was tested in a climb to altitude.

Citation

(1933), "The Flights Over Everest: The Success of the Houston Expedition Affords Proof of Efficiency of Aeroplanes, Engines and Equipment", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 5 No. 5, pp. 99-100. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb029677

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