29 relations: Air Ministry, Airframe, Aluminium, Aluminium alloy, Cast iron, Casting, Chill (casting), Connecting rod, Copper, De Havilland Gipsy, Duralumin, Forging, Francis Rodwell Banks, Frank Halford, Gnome Monosoupape, Hiduminium, Magnesium, National Physical Laboratory (United Kingdom), Nickel, Peter Hooker, Piston, Precipitation hardening, Quenching, Rolls-Royce Limited, Royal Aeronautical Society, Sand casting, Walthamstow, World War I, Zeppelin.
The Air Ministry was a department of the Government of the United Kingdom with the responsibility of managing the affairs of the Royal Air Force, that existed from 1918 to 1964.
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The airframe of an aircraft is its mechanical structure.
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Aluminium or aluminum is a chemical element with symbol Al and atomic number 13.
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Aluminium alloys (or aluminum alloys; see spelling differences) are alloys in which aluminium (Al) is the predominant metal.
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Cast iron is a group of iron-carbon alloys with a carbon content greater than 2%.
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Casting is a manufacturing process in which a liquid material is usually poured into a mold, which contains a hollow cavity of the desired shape, and then allowed to solidify.
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A chill is an object used to promote solidification in a specific portion of a metal casting mold.
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A connecting rod is a shaft which connects a piston to a crank or crankshaft in a reciprocating engine.
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Copper is a chemical element with symbol Cu (from cuprum) and atomic number 29.
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De Havilland Gipsy
The de Havilland Gipsy is a British air-cooled four-cylinder in-line aircraft engine designed by Frank Halford in 1927 to replace the ADC Cirrus in the de Havilland DH.60 Moth light biplane.
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Duralumin (also called duraluminum, duraluminium, duralum, dural(l)ium, or dural) is a trade name for one of the earliest types of age-hardenable aluminium alloys.
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Forging is a manufacturing process involving the shaping of metal using localized compressive forces.
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Francis Rodwell Banks
Air Commodore Francis Rodwell "Rod" Banks CB, OBE, Hon.
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Major Frank Bernard Halford CBE FRAeS (7 March 1894 – 16 April 1955) was an English aircraft engine designer.
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The Monosoupape (French for single-valve), was a rotary engine design first introduced in 1913 by Gnome Engine Company (renamed Gnome et Rhône in 1915).
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The Hiduminium alloys or R.R. alloys are a series of high-strength, high-temperature aluminium alloys, developed for aircraft use by Rolls-Royce ("RR") before World War II.
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Magnesium is a chemical element with symbol Mg and atomic number 12.
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National Physical Laboratory (United Kingdom)
The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is the national measurement standards laboratory for the United Kingdom, based at Bushy Park in Teddington, London, England.
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Nickel is a chemical element with symbol Ni and atomic number 28.
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Peter Hooker Limited owned an engineering business originally established in 1827 and carried on under the name Messrs Peter Hooker.
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A piston is a component of reciprocating engines, reciprocating pumps, gas compressors and pneumatic cylinders, among other similar mechanisms.
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Precipitation hardening, also called age hardening or particle hardening, is a heat treatment technique used to increase the yield strength of malleable materials, including most structural alloys of aluminium, magnesium, nickel, titanium, and some steels and stainless steels.
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In materials science, quenching is the rapid cooling of a workpiece in water, oil or air to obtain certain material properties.
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Rolls-Royce was a British luxury car and later an aero engine manufacturing business established in 1904 by the partnership of Charles Rolls and Henry Royce.
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Royal Aeronautical Society
The Royal Aeronautical Society, also known as the RAeS, is a British multi-disciplinary professional institution dedicated to the global aerospace community.
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Sand casting, also known as sand molded casting, is a metal casting process characterized by using sand as the mold material.
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Walthamstow is the largest district of the London Borough of Waltham Forest in north-east London.
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World War I
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
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A Zeppelin is a type of rigid airship named after the German Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin who pioneered rigid airship development at the beginning of the 20th century.
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