Green Township, Marshall County, Indiana

Green Township is one of ten townships in Marshall County, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,103 and it contained 419 housing units. Green Township was established in 1836. According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 33.25 square miles, of which 33.12 square miles is land and 0.13 square miles is water. Argos Eddy Lake Mud Lake US 31 SR 10 Argos Community SchoolsGreen Township residents may obtain a free library card from the Argos Public Library in Argos. Indiana's 2nd congressional district State House District 17 State Senate District 5 "Green Township, Marshall County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-29. United States Census Bureau 2008 TIGER/Line Shapefiles IndianaMap Indiana Township Association United Township Association of Indiana page for Green Township

Siegel MS 2

The Siegel MS 2 was a Polish, amateur-built glider incorporating lessons learned from his first design. It first had only a brief career. In 1925 an improved variant, the MS 3, flew briefly. Mieczysław Siegel, a schoolteacher from Skrynice near Lublin and built his first aircraft, the Speigel MS 1, in the school summer holidays of 1923, it was a simple and light foot-launched glider. Over the next summer he built its improved successor, the MS 2; this retained the earlier glider's low cost paper and card covering over a simple wooden structure but was no longer foot launched, allowing a conventional cockpit. It had a simpler wing and a more conventional, less vulnerable tail. Like its predecessor, the MS 2 had its high wing on top of the fuselage; the rectangular plan wing was built around two spars, covered with wrapping paper stiffened with gelatin. The forward spar was braced with a strut to the lower fuselage and the rear one by wire, allowing lateral control by wing warping as used on the MS 1.

The cardboard covered fuselage had a rectangular section which tapered rearwards more than that of the MS 1 and had an open cockpit overlooking the mid-wing. The MS 2's tail surfaces were all paper-covered, with a tailplane, triangular as before but less broad in chord and mounted at mid-fuselage, it carried a large area elevator. The fin was now conventionally on top of the fuselage, triangular in profile and with a rhomboidal rudder which gave the elevator clearance to move upwards; the MS 3 was a final development. It was broadly similar to the MS 2 but the wing strut was replaced by wire and the paper and card covering by fabric. There was no fin and it had new, cross-axle, wheeled landing gear. Both the MS 2 and MS 3 had short lives. At the first attempts to rope-launch the former, the wind dropped and it would not take-off with a pilot aboard. To please the crowd Siegel flew it empty, as a kite, it performed well several times destabilized and crashed to destruction. The MS 3's new landing gear proved a handicap, tending to sink into soft ground and making rope launches more difficult.

Short hops were made with rope launches. After its flying life ended in a crash it was repaired exhibited at an aeronautics show at Lublin. MS 2 1924 revision of MS 1. Larger all round, new wing with rigid forward braces. Rope launched so conventional cockpit. MS 3 1925 revision of MS 2. Few details available, but with new undercarriage and fabric covered, all-wire wing bracing and finless. Data from Samolotypolskie.plGeneral characteristics Crew: One Length: 4.5 m Wingspan: 7 m Height: 0.85 m Wing area: 8.2 m2 Aspect ratio: 5 Empty weight: 35 kg Gross weight: 110 kg