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2 edition of Wright brother"s airplane found in the catalog.

Wright brother"s airplane

University of California, Los Angeles. Dept. of Engineering.

Wright brother"s airplane

a case history in engineering design.

by University of California, Los Angeles. Dept. of Engineering.

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Dept. of Engineering, University of California in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912.,
  • Wright, Orville, 1871-1948.,
  • Airplanes -- Design and construction -- Case studies.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEDP report ;, no. 2-64, EDP report ;, no. 64-2.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL671.2 .C27 1964
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 28 p. :
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5171416M
    LC Control Number74623348


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Orville Wright –, was born in Dayton, Ohio, and Wilbur Wright, –, near New Castle, Ind. Their interest in aviation was aroused in the s by the German engineer Otto Lilienthal's glider flights.

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