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Ad: HIGH-PAY CAREERS in… GUIDED MISSILES—AUTOMATION (Jul, 1957)

Join the Thousands of Central-Trained Technicians
Now Enjoying
HIGH-PAY CAREERS in… GUIDED MISSILES—AUTOMATION
ELECTRONICS
TELEVISION
RADIO

Outstanding Employment Opportunities Open to Central Graduates!

No matter what you’re doing now . . . whether you’ve ever had previous technical experience or not, you can begin right now to prepare for a great career in these fascinating, rewarding fields!

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Ad: How a jet engine runs on its “nerves” (Feb, 1953)

How a jet engine runs on its “nerves”
Auxiliary “nerve center” of a jet’s engine, this complex gearbox transmits the power that runs oil and fuel pumps, generators, and other vital accessories. To produce this intricate unit for J-40 engines, Westinghouse looks to Lycoming for precision production.

From a jet’s mighty engine, these precision gears “take off” power and pass it along to vital accessory equipment at the specific rate required by each different unit. As many as 30 separate gears … as many as 2500 separate machining and assembly operations … go into this gearbox so essential to safe, efficient operation of a jet. And for this tremendously complex production, Westinghouse depends on Lycoming.

Lycoming stands ready to assist you, too. Whether you have “just an idea” that needs development, a problem in the blueprint stage, or a finished metal product that needs precise, speedy fabrication … you can depend on Lycoming’s long-tested ability to meet the most exacting and diverse industrial or military requirements. Whatever your problem—look to Lycoming!

Lycoming’s 2-1/2 million feet of floor space, its more than 6,000 machine tools, and its wealth of creative engineering ability stand ready to serve your needs.

AIR-COOLED ENGINES FOR AIRCRAFT AND INDUSTRIAL USES • PRECISION-AND-VOLUME MACHINE PARTS • GRAY-IRON CASTINGS • STEEL-PLATE FABRICATION
LOOK TO Lycoming
FOR RESEARCH FOR PRECISION PRODUCTION

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Farnsworth CLOSED CIRCUIT TV (Jan, 1956)

Farnsworth … VISION beyond the range of sight…

Farnsworth CLOSED CIRCUIT TV
“lets you see … where you can’t be”

MORE THAN 30 YEARS experience in electronic television for defense and industry . . . bring you Farnsworth closed circuit television that is second to none! Engineered especially for industrial, educational and commercial use this new, economical medium is saving time, and money in countless applications.

Yours should be one of them . . . Get the facts from Farnsworth.
WRITE DEPT. CT-156 FOR COMPLETE DETAILS
FARNSWORTH ELECTRONICS COMPANY
FORT WAYNE, INDIANA
a division of International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation

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Holy Taxidermy (Dec, 1935)

Big Fun – Big money

Learn to MOUNT Birds and Animals
Be a TAXIDERMIST

Learn this WONDERFUL new, fascinating and PROFITABLE art at home by mail. This old famous school, with over 100,000 students GUARANTEES success. Thousands of Popular Mechanics readers have already enrolled. Mount and preserve GAME ANIMALS AND BIRDS like life. Mount common and domestic animals in highly amusing and human-like groups. The actual squirrels shown above, MOUNTED AND DRESSED up. cost but a few cents for materials, but sold for $40 for a window display. Rabbits, frogs, mice. cats, pigs, sparrows, pigeons—ALL can be mounted in funny and interesting groups, imitating human situations. Great fun, tremendously fascinating, extremely profitable.

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Ad: How a helicopter hangs by its “elbows” (Mar, 1953)

How a helicopter hangs by its “elbows”

Straight up, straight down, forwards, backwards, or just hovering— the Piasecki “Work Horse” Helicopter’s peculiar flying maneuverability rests in its rotor assemblies. It is these flexible “elbows” that adjust the pitch of the ‘copter’s great blades. Each unit involves more than 625 separate parts. To machine and assemble them, Piasecki depends on Lycoming for precision production.

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Radio is better with Battery Power (Oct, 1927)

Restored Enchantment

Radio is better with Battery Power

At a turn of the dial a radio program comes to you. It is clear. It is true. It is natural. You thank the powers of nature that have once more brought quiet to the distant reaches of the radio-swept air. You are grateful to the broadcasters whose programs were never so enjoyable, so enchanting. You call down blessings upon the authority that has allotted to each station its proper place. And, if you are radio-wise, you will be thankful that you bought a new set of “B” batteries to make the most out of radio’s newest and most glorious season.

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Bendix electro-span (Apr, 1956)

Liquid levels monitored hundreds of miles from your central office by Bendix electro-span!

Important storage reservoirs for water, crude oil, gas, brine and other liquids are located in many remote and isolated sections of this country. It takes crews of men stationed at these points to keep a constant check of volumes and to open and close valves to balance supply and demand. The work is lonely, expensive to maintain, and sometimes dangerous.

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Motorola Missile Ad: Reliability (Apr, 1956)

RELIABILITY
Dependable performance is a quarter-century tradition at Motorola— the world’s largest exclusive manufacturer of electronic equipment. Under subcontract to Convair, Motorola engineered for reliability, and is now producing the guidance equipment for the Navy’s new all-weather anti-aircraft missile, the “Terrier”.
Positions open to qualified Engineers and Physicists
MOTOROLA
COMMUNICATIONS & ELECTRONICS DIVISION National Defense Department
2710 N. CLYBOURN AVE. • CHICAGO, ILL.. Laboratories: Phoenix, Arizona and Riverside, California

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Automatic Lumberjack – 1958 (Mar, 1955)

NEW DEPARTURES OF TOMORROW

Automatic Lumberjack – 1958

Even Paul Bunyan couldn’t match the pace of this “automatic lumberjack” of the future. It fells, sections and loads trees—all at the push of a button!
The company that launches this wonder will probably look to New Departure for ball bearings. For New Departures have proved their ability to hold moving parts in perfect alignment, cut wear and friction, and work long hours without letup—or upkeep. Above all, New Departure has lived up to its name — being first with ball bearing advancements.

So, when improving or designing a product, count on New Departure for the finest ball bearings.
NEW DEPARTURE • DIVISION OF GENERAL MOTORS • BRISTOL, CONNECTICUT
NEW DEPARTURE BALL BEARINGS
NOTHING ROLLS LIKE A BALL

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The New IBM Electronic Data Processing Machines (May, 1953)

Over 2000 multiplications per second!!! What could we ever do with such power?

The New IBM Electronic Data Processing Machines

For Science… Industry… Defense

Combining the great storage capacities and speeds of cathode ray tubes, magnetic drums, and magnetic tapes with the tremendous computing speeds of electronic tubes, IBM engineers and scientists have produced in these machines the most flexible and most productive calculating unit ever marketed.

Here is a computer that can add and subtract 16,666 times a second . . . that can multiply and divide 2,192 times a second . . . and can recall factors from storage, or “memory,” in as little as 12 millionths of a second.

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