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British Aviation. The Pioneer Years. 1903-1914

£14.99

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London. Cassell, 1980. Hardcover. Revised Edition. Originally published in 1967. Book Condition: Very Good + Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Unclipped. A little wear and rubbing to the corners and a chip along the flap . A little grubby. 2nd Edition. Boards have a minimal hint of softening to one corner and tail of spine. Bbook is a little musty

This is the revised and updated second edition of the first work in Penrose's saga of British aircraft development from the kooky to the improbable. These craft that bear ample witness to imagination but demonstrate the general lack of knowledge about concepts like thrust to lift ratio, coefficients of lift and drag and more. This was a landscape for the curious and the brave, where mistakes made but one appearance and skill was, at best, a lucky passenger. An important read in understanding the history of flight..

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Author(s):
Penrose Harald
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0

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London. Cassell, 1980. Hardcover. Revised Edition. Originally published in 1967. Book Condition: Very Good + Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Unclipped. A little wear and rubbing to the corners and a chip along the flap . A little grubby. 2nd Edition. Boards have a minimal hint of softening to one corner and tail of spine. Bbook is a little musty

This is the revised and updated second edition of the first work in Penrose's saga of British aircraft development from the kooky to the improbable. These craft that bear ample witness to imagination but demonstrate the general lack of knowledge about concepts like thrust to lift ratio, coefficients of lift and drag and more. This was a landscape for the curious and the brave, where mistakes made but one appearance and skill was, at best, a lucky passenger. An important read in understanding the history of flight..

Author(s):
Penrose Harald
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0

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