The Aeronautical Annual. 1897. No. 3. Devoted to the encouragement of experiment with aerial machines, and to the advancement of the science of aerodynamics.
octavo, (182)pp. Contents include biography of Langley, Story of Experiments in Mechanical Flight by Langley, The Aerodromes in Flight, Aerodrome No. 5 '96, Recent Experiments in Gliding Flight by Chanute, Recent Advances Toward a Solution of the Problem of the Century by Herring, Otto Lilienthal. A Memorial Address by Mullenhoff, Our Teachers in Sailing Flight, At Rhinow, and The Best Shapes for Wings by Lilienthal, Sailing Flight (Conclusion) by Chanute, The Way of an Eagle in the Air by Huffaker, Screw-Propellers Working In Air by Maxim, and Gliding Experiments by Pilcher. Includes Miscellany and an Editorial. With photographs and drawings. Light creasing to spine else a fine, solid copy of an item which most often appears worn. Bookseller Inventory # 16068
Title: The Aeronautical Annual. 1897. No. 3. ...
Publisher: (1897) W.B. Clarke & Co.,, Boston:
Publication Date: 1897
Binding: pictorial wrappers.
Edition: First Edition..
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