Aircraft of To-day. A Popular Account of the Conquest of the Air.

TURNER, Charles C.

Published by J.B. Lippincott Company,, Philadelphia:, 1917
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Title: Aircraft of To-day. A Popular Account of the...

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company,, Philadelphia:

Publication Date: 1917

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First American Edition.


octavo, 316pp. Principles of mechanical flight, first years of flying, modern airship theory, first use of aircraft in war, first stages and later developments of World War I. With numerous diagrams, tables, charts, and photographs. With a 25 page appendix containing Records, Aeronautical Terms, French Technical Terms, Lift and "Drag" Table, Scale of Wind Force, Wind Statistics, Weight of Gases, Bird Flight Analysis, and a Bibliography. Light soiling to cloth. red cloth with gilt decoration on front cover. Bookseller Inventory # 16521

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