Technical Aspects of the 1934 International Touring Competition (Rundflug)

R. Schulz, W. Pleines
naca-tm-760
December 1934


The rules and regulations governing the International Touring Competition of 1934 favored in particular those airplanes which proved superior in performance from various points of view rather than from one particular aspect. The donor had worked out such an elaborate point-score system for certain characteristics and performances, that the designers were practically forced to produce what might be called an ideal type of airplane. Thus, apart from the limitation of the tare weight to 560 kg (1,235 lb.), the choice of the designed was automatically much restricted.

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