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 "MiscellanyÂ" of the 1960s. The topics on man-powered rotorcraft and the persistence of the "bird-menÂ"; "ToucanÂ" 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 aviati
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|Size: ||36.9 MB|
|Date published: || 2014|
|ISBN: ||9781483145990 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|