Hot Air

Some articles on hot air, air:

Dornier Do 217 - Basic Design (Do 217 E-2) - Wing
... In the wing space, a hot air feed was fitted, using heat pumped through lagged pipes from the engines to warm up and de-ice the wings ... The hot air could escape through the apertures at the aileron hinges ... pipe was also installed in the engine nacelle, which could shut down the hot air flow to the ducts and divert the air out through bottom end of the nacelle if ...
Canson - History - Annonay, The Beginning of The Montgolfier Success
... With his brother Etienne Montgolfier, he created the first hot air balloon, the montgolfière ... Their mark is visible in the logo, it consists of a stylized hot air balloon - a reference to the Montgolfier brothers, Joseph-Michel and Jacques-Étienne, pioneers of ...
Hot Air Engines
... A hot air engine (historically called an air engine or caloric engine) is any heat engine that uses the expansion and contraction of air under the influence of a temperature change to convert ... Hot air engines are distinct from the better known internal combustion based engine and steam engine ... In a typical implementation, air is repeatedly heated and cooled in a cylinder and the resulting expansion and contraction is used to move a piston and produce useful mechanical work ...
Tourism In Quebec - What To Do - Cultural Events
... Gatineau Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival One of the most popular events in Eastern Canada, the Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival features hot air ...
Lifting Gas - Gases That Are Probably Suitable For Lifting - Hot Air
... Heated air is frequently used in recreational ballooning ... Ideal gas law, an amount of gas (and also a mixture of gases such as air) expands as it is heated ... The average temperature of air in a hot air balloon is about 212 °F (100 °C) ...

More definitions of "hot air":

  • (noun): Air that has been heated and tends to rise.

Famous quotes containing the words air and/or hot:

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    One ... aspect of the case for World War II is that while it was still a shooting affair it taught us survivors a great deal about daily living which is valuable to us now that it is, ethically at least, a question of cold weapons and hot words.
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