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From the Foreword: 'John Anderson's publication represents a milestone in aviation literature. For the 1st time aviation fanatics - either experts and renowned readers alike - own an authoritative historical past of aerodynamic concept. not just is that this research authoritative, it's also hugely readable and associated with the particular (and extra normal) tale of ways the aircraft advanced. The e-book touches on all of the significant theorists and their contributions and, most crucial, the historic context during which they labored to maneuver the technology of aerodynamics forward.' Von Hardesty, Smithsonian establishment From the stories: 'Something of the unforeseen caliber of this e-book may be inferred from its complete identify A heritage of Aerodynamics and Its impression on Flying Machines. Pilots are likely to consider that the technological know-how of aerodynamics started empirically, someplace round the time of Lilienthal and the Wrights, and that aerodynamics and manned flight are approximately coeval. it really is consequently marvelous to come back upon a photo of the Wright Flyer as overdue as web page 242 of the 478-page volume.' Peter Garrison, Flying 'This booklet effectively straddles the boundary that separates a textual content publication from a historical past ebook. it's of equivalent curiosity to either the aerodynamicist and the layman. The textual stability completed by means of the writer has led to a publication that's stress-free and educational.' Earl See, American Aviation ancient Society Newsletter

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