The rebirth of European aviation, 1902-1908: a study of the Wright Brothers' influence

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H. M. Stationery Off., Jan 1, 1974 - Technology & Engineering - 387 pages
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Contents

The Wright Brothers and the antiWright Faction
5
European Aviation after the Death of Lilienthal
7
The year 19o8
8
The Contrasting Attitudes of the Chauffeurs and the Airmen
12
189619o2
14
19oo19o2
17
Chanute and the Wright Brothers
23
The question of WingTrussing and the Biplane in History
29
January 19o6
199
January 19o6
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January 19o6
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19o6
207
July 19o6
212
August 19o6
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August September 19o6
218
October 23rd 19o6
220

The year 19o2
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19o2
35
19o2
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1o The Wrights No 3 Glider of 19o2
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19o2
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The year 19o3
51
February 19o3
53
April 2nd 19o3
56
April 19o3
64
April 19o3
65
May 19o3
67
Ferbers Gliding during the Year 19o3
69
August 19o3
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August 19o3
74
November 19o3
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19o3
82
December 17th 19o3 page
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The first Impact on Europe of the Wrights first Powered
91
the second and major
97
March 19o4
114
March 19o4
120
19o4
126
4o The Wrights Work in 19o4 and the Arrival of the News
129
The Wrights Influence on FlightControl Principles
133
19o4
139
The first Illustration to be published of Ferbers tailed
145
the first practical
166
Archdeacon attacks the Wrights and again issues
173
December 19o5 page
182
A Summary of Ideas and Achievements in 19o5
184
The year 19o6
186
January 4th 19o6
189
the December 19o5 Number published in January 19o6
190
January 19o6
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January 19o6
195
November 1oth 19o6
222
November 12th 19o6
225
19o6
227
SummingUp for 19o6
231
General Survey of 19o7
235
June 19o7
241
October November 19o7
244
19o7
247
January to July 19o8 page
253
January to July 19o8
258
January I3th 19o8
261
February 19o8
265
The Wright Brothers in 19o8 General Survey
271
Wilbur Wrights Flights in France in 19o8
273
September 19o8
275
The Wright Brothers and aerial Records
277
9o The Press Coverage of Wilburs Flights
279
19o8
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19o8
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19o8
293
The Question of assisted Takeoff in History
295
Could the Wright Machines only be flown by Acrobats?
301
Flying in the Wind
304
PassengerCarrying
306
19o8
307
19o8
309
1oo Wilbur Wrights Influence on Europe in 19o8 Summary
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1o1 The Influence of the Wright Machine
312
1o2 Conclusions
316
1o3 Synopsis of Quotations on Aircraft Influence and Procrastination 19o219o8
319
Appendix A A Brief Synopsis of Aviation History prior to the Death of Pilcher in 1899
347
Appendix B Mr Chanute in Paris 19o3 By Ernest Archdeacon
354
Aerial Navigation in the United States By Octave
359
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