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Man powered flight

Man powered flight

the channel crossing and the future : 3rd Man Powered Aircraft Group Symposium : [papers].

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Published by Royal Aeronautical Society in London .
Written in English


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ContributionsRoyal Aeronautical Society. Man Powered Aircraft Group.
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Open LibraryOL15389589M

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The Wright machine had flown. But it would not fly again; after the last flight it was caught by a gust of wind, rolled over, and damaged beyond easy repair.