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The History of Man-Powered Flight.

Author: D A Reay
Publisher: Kent : Elsevier Science, 2014.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Reay, D.A.
History of Man-Powered Flight.
Kent : Elsevier Science, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: D A Reay
ISBN: 9781483145990 1483145999
OCLC Number: 1058494307
Notes: SPILLMAN AND THE LOUGHBOROUGH UNIVERSITY PROJECT.
Description: 1 online resource (366 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; The History of Man-Powered Flight; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; The Author; Preface; Photo Credits; Chapter 1. Mythology or Fact Flight in Early Civilisations; MYTHOLOGY; RELIGIOUS IDENTIFICATION; PORTRAYAL OF FLIGHT BY EARLY CIVILISATIONS; EARLY CHINESE DOCUMENTED FLIGHTS; THE ADVICE OF POETS; THE FIRST AUTHENTICATED EUROPEAN ATTEMPTS; Chapter 2. Leonardo da Vinci: a Scientist among Sceptical Philosophers; DEFINITIONS OF MAN-POWERED FLIGHT; LEONARDO DA VINCI; PHILOSOPHICAL ALLUSIONS; JOAO TORTO AND KASPER MOHR; BISHOP JOHN WILKINS; INCENTIVES TO FLY'; FRIARY CYPRIAN. MEERWEINBLANCHARD; LITERARY RERERENCES; Chapter 3. The Nineteenth Century: The Zenith of the Ornithopter ; SIR GEORGE CAYLEY; JAKOB DEGEN; A SELECTION OF ORNITHOPTERS; THE AERONAUTICAL SOCIETY --
A LEARNED FORUM; THEORY INTO PRACTICE --
INCLUDING AN EARLY HELICOPTER; CARL BUTTENSTEDT; ECLIPSE BY THE INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE; THE UNITED STATES --
BEFORE THE WRIGHT BROTHERS'; A PARADOXICAL DESIGN'; Chapter 4. The Sublime and the Radiculous; OTTO LILIENTHAL; BIZARRE RUSSIAN EXPERIMENTS; KEITH-WEISS AND OTHERS; F.E. PALMER; AIRCRAFT IN CONTINENTAL EUROPE AND THE USA; THE PEUGEOT PRIX. GABRIEL POULAINChapter 5. Pre-War Germany: the 'Muskelflug Institut' and Haessler's 'Mufli' aircraft; GERMANY 1920-1938; JAKOB GOEDECKER; LIPPISCH AND BRUSTMANN; OSKAR URSINUS AND THE 'MUSKELFLUG-INSTITUT'; THE HAESSLER-VILLINGER AIRCRAFT; HELMUT HAESSLER'S H4; HANS SEEHASE; A GERMAN MISCELLANY; Chapter 6. The Spotlight turns to Italy and Russia; ITALY IN THE 1930s; THE BOSSI-BONOMI AIRCRAFT; SERIOUS RUSSIAN EXPERIMENTS; JOHN D. BATTEN AND THE SEAPLANE; CLEM SOHN; Chapter 7. A Period of Reappraisal --
Measurements of Man-Power and Studies of Bird and Insect Flight. POST-WAR REVIVAL OF INTERESTAUGUST RASPET AND BOUNDARY LAYER' THEORY; A CONTRIBUTION BY PHYSIOLOGISTS; THE 'ENTOMOPTER'; BEVERLEY SHENSTONE; Chapter 8. Formation of the Man-Powered Aircraft Committee at Cranfield.; THE MAN-POWERED AIRCRAFT COMMITTEE; FORMATION OF THE MAN-POWERED AIRCRAFT GROUP BY THE ROYAL AERONAUTICAL SOCIETY; NONWEILER'S POWER MEASUREMENTS; THE CRANFIELD DESIGN; AN ENERGY STORAGE DEVICE; W I L K I E --
A BIOLOGIST STUDIES MAN-POWERED FLIGHT; SHENSTONE'S PROPOSED AIRCRAFT; THE STRUCTURAL STRENGTH OF MAN-POWERED AIRCRAFT. Chapter 9. The Kremer Competition --
Catalyst for Worldwide Activity, and the First Entrant. HENRY KREMER-THE KREMER COMPETITION; IMPLICATIONS OF THE RULES; HOW TO FLY THE 'FIGURE OF EIGHT' COURSE; IS IT TOO DIFFICULT?; THE SOUTHAMPTON UNIVERSITY MAN-POWERED AIRCRAFT; Chapter 10. TPuffinT and her Contemporaries --
a Professional Approach; DANIEL PERKINS' 'PNEUMATIC AIRCRAFT; TESTS ON THE REDESIGNED AIRCRAFT; THE EMIEL HARTMAN ORNITHOPTER; THE 'PUFFIN' AIRCRAFT; A NEW KREMER COMPETITION --
THE 'SLALOM' COURSE; Chapter 11. A United Kingdom 'Miscellany' of the 1960s.

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