The History of Man-Powered Flight
Elsevier, 18 Μαΐ 2014 - 366 σελίδες
The History of Man-Powered Flight provides a comprehensive history of man-powered aircraft.
This book discusses the flight in early civilizations; Leonardo da Vinci— a scientist among skeptical philosophers; formation of the Man-Powered Aircraft Committee at Cranfield; Kremer Competition— catalyst for worldwide activity, and the first entrant; and United Kingdom “Miscellany of the 1960s. The topics on man-powered rotorcraft and the persistence of the “bird-men ; “Toucan and other machines; and future prospects on man-powered flight are also deliberated in this text.
This publication is intended for experts in the field of aeronautics, but is also beneficial to students and individuals interested in aviation.
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