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Powered flight

British Broadcasting Corporation.

Powered flight

a series of talks broadcast in the External Services of the BBC

by British Broadcasting Corporation.

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Published by The Corporation in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aeronautics -- Great Britain -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcontributors: Lord Brabazon of Tara [et al.] ; the series produced by Robert Symes.
    ContributionsBrabazon, John Theodore Cuthbert Moore-Brabazon, Baron, 1884-, Symes, Robert.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination52 p. :
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14082800M
    OCLC/WorldCa3499597

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By taking a wider viewpoint, Powered Flight - The Engineering of Aerospace Propulsion aims to provide a broader context, allowing observations and comparisons to be made across systems that are overlooked by focusing on a single aspect alone.

The physics and history of aerospace propulsion are built on step-by-step, coupled with the development Brand: Springer-Verlag London.

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The Wright Brothers used this book as a basis for much of their. This is an amazing great big book. There are hundreds of big glossy books of planes and aviation history in bookstores, and with the years of powered controlled flight anniversary, there will no doubt be a few more bowing the shelves.5/5(5).An electrically powered flight demonstrator called the GL (GL stood for Greased Lightning) employed for vertical takeoff a tilt wing and horizontal stabilizer.

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