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Fabulous paper gliders

Author: Norman Schmidt
Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub. Co., ©1998.
Series: A Sterling/Tamos book
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Trace the history of aviation by building your own miniature aircraft.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Schmidt
ISBN: 1895569230 9781895569230 1895569214 9781895569216
OCLC Number: 39007270
Notes: "A Sterling/Tamos book."
Description: 96 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: About gliders --
General assembly instructions (The paperwing --
Glsflugel Libelle) --
Discovering aerodynamic principles --
Applying aerodynamic principles --
Gliding and soaring --
Developments in soaring flight (Lilenthal 1895 glider --
Primary glider) --
The competitive edge (Orlik --
Grunua Baby --
Waco CG-4 --
Colditz Cock) --
Gliders and World War II --
Sailplane development after the war --
Sailplanes and soaring at the end of the 20th century (Schweizer SGS 1-26 --
Schleicher Ka-6 --
Lark S.I. 28B2 --
Salto H 101 --
Solitare Canard --
Genesis --
PW-5 Smyk --
Schemp-Hirth Nimbus 4). Piloting paper gliders --
Aeronautical terms --
Series Title: A Sterling/Tamos book
Responsibility: Norman Schmidt.
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Using paper and craft supplies, trace the history of aviation by creating 16 miniature paper aircraft. Almost every model is based on an actual glider. There are full instructions for making a  Read more...


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