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Aeroplanes by James Slough Zerbe
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by J. S. Zerbe

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This work is not intended to set forth the exploits of aviators
nor to give a history of the Art. It is a book of instructions
intended to point out the theories of flying, as given by the
pioneers, the practical application of power to the various
flying structures; how they are built, the different methods of
controlling them; the advantages and disadvantages of the types
now in use; and suggestions as to the directions in which
improvements are required.

It distinctly points out wherein mechanical flight differs
from bird flight, and what are the relations of shape, form, size
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