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Title:
Flight without power; the art of gliding and soaring
Author:
Barringer, Lewin Bennitt, 1906-
Publication Information:
New York ; Chicago : Pitman publishing corporation [1940]

[©1940]
Physical Description:
ix, 251 pages : including frontispiece, illustrations, diagrams ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
History of motorless flight, by N. H. Randers-Pehrson. - Aerodynamics by Paul Schweizer, assisted by Milton Stoughton and Ernest Schweizer. - Types of gliders, by L. B. Barringer. - Design, construction and maintenance, by Paul and Ernest Schweizer. - Launching methods, by L. B. Barringer. - Soaring meteorology, by K. O. Lange. - Instruments, by C. H. Colvin. - Flight training, by L. B. Barringer. - Soaring technique, by L. B. Barringer. - Soaring sites, by L. B. Barringer. - Clubs. by L. B. Barringer. - Future of gliding and soaring, by L. B. Barringer. - Appendix. - Bibliography (p. 245-248) - Glossary. - Index.
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