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Aeronautical Research in Germany: From Lilienthal until Today [Hardcover]

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From the pioneering glider flights of Otto Lilienthal (1891) to the advanced avionics of today's Airbus passenger jets, aeronautical research in Germany has been at the forefront of the birth and advancement of aeronautics. On the occasion of the centennial commemoration of the Wright Brother's first powered flight (December 1903), this English-language edition of Aeronautical Research in Germany recounts and celebrates the considerable contributions made in Germany to the invention and ongoing development of aircraft.

Featuring hundreds of historic photos and non-technical language, this comprehensive and scholarly account will interest historians, engineers, and, also, all serious airplane devotees. Through individual contributions by 35 aeronautical experts, it covers in fascinating detail the milestones of the first 100 years of aeronautical research in Germany, within the broader context of the scientific, political, and industrial milieus. This richly illustrated and authoritative volume constitutes a most timely and substantial overview of the crucial contributions to the foundation and advancement of aeronautics made by German scientists and engineers.

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Item Specifications...

Pages   694
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.69" Width: 7.95" Height: 1.34"
Weight:   3.88 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Feb 12, 2004
Publisher   Springer
ISBN  354040645X  
ISBN13  9783540406457  

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