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History of Flight

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How planes fly

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Cayley

Lilienthal

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Santos-Dumont

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Cayley


The actual configuration of the 'New Flyer' as Cayley called it is not known. However the 'sail' type wing is likely to have had an almost uniform aspect ratio with a dihedral setting.


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