Aerial Navigation (Translated from Dutch) 1894

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Aerial Navigation
 
(Translated from Dutch)
 
by: George E. Waring Jr.
 
With Notes Concerning Some Recent Developments
in The Art
 
 
has 231 pages
 
Cover dated 1894

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS;
 
CHAPTER I- INTRODUCTION
 
CHAPTEE II- THE MILITARY IMPORTANCE OF AERIAL NAVIGATION
 
CHAPTER III- COMPAKISON OF BALLOONS WITH BUOYS USED TO 
INDICATE SHIP CHANNELS.
 
CHAPTER IV- THE AIR SHIP IN CALM WEATHER, 
OR IN THE ABSENCE OF WIND.
 
CHAPTER V- THE EXTRANEOUS OBSTACLE, OR 
THE WIND—ITS ROLE IN AERIAL NAVIGATION.
 
CHAPTER VI- PRACTICAL RESULTS ALREADY REACHED 
IN MACHINERY FOR PROPELLING BALLOONS.
 
CHAPTER VII- EXPERIMENTS WITH THE BALLOON” “LA FRANCE” 
IN THE TEARS 1884 AND 1885.
 
CHAPTER VIII- THE FLIGHT OF BIRDS
 
 
CHAPTER IX.THE BOY’S KITE
 
CHAPTER X- THE ORDINARY FLYING OF BIRDS
 
CHAPTER XI- HOVERING FLIGHT
 
CHAPTER XII- SAILING FLIGHT
 
CHAPTER XIII- THE LAW OF AVANZINI
 
CHAPTER XIV- THE EXERTION OF FORCE BY BIRDS
 
CHAPTER XV-ATMOSPHERIC CURRENTS
 
CHAPTER XVI- THE APPLICATION OF THE 
PRINCIPLE ” LE PLUS LOURD QUE L’AIR.”
 
CHAPTER XVII- CONCLUSION
EXTRACTS FROM A LATER PAMPHLET BY MR. FIJNJE