New York, London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1913. — 245 p.This is a wonderful book on aviation when it was in its infancy, profusely illustrated with photographs and line drawings. The inside pages are bright and clean. The contents are as follows: Why the Aeroplane Flies Sailing in the Air (with experiments) Moving Bodies in the Air (stability) Steering in the Air Model Aeroplanes and Fliers Model Machines How to Build Racing Models Flying the Models Gliders, or Non-Propelled Aeroplanes Types of Gliders (principles of gliders, making a glider) How to Build a Glider Completing the Glider Monoplane Gliders The Modern Aeroplane Types of Aeroplanes Biplanes and Monoplanes The Heart of the Aeroplane Miniature Aeroplanes Hydroaeroplanes and Flying Boats The Hydroaeroplane How to Build a Miniature Curtiss Hydroaeroplane Uses of the Aeroplane Aeroplanes in Peace and War Miscellaneous Aircraft (dirigibles, helicopters, ornithopters, freak aircraft, box and tetrahedral kitesAll in all, this book covers the engineering and ethical aspects of aviation when the aeroplane was an invention looking for a use. It is a wonderful period book and original source, of interest to model builders and persons interested in the development of early aviation.
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