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Unformatted text preview: t. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge, v ol. 27, no. 3, 1911, p p. 1-309,
generously illus., with photos, drgs., a nd d iagrs. C h. 3 and 4 of pt. 1 t reat with
e arly engines; pt/2, b y M anly describes t he full-scale radial engine a nd the a ttempts
a t flight.
L AWRANCE, CHARLES L . Air cooled engine development. SAE Transactions, v ol. 17,
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p p., illus., drgs., diagrs., t ab. d ata. Includes some historical material o n r ocket
e ngines; h as 18 pp. of v ery useful bibl. 98 L indbergh's Wright Whirlwind a r esult of seven years' development; work begun o n
F eb. 2 8, 1920, and since that time seven successive models of a ir-cooled engines
h ave been produced. Aviation, vol. 22, no. 25 ( June 2 0, 1927), p p. 1 358-1359,
1396, illus., drgs.
L OENING, GROVER. Fifty years of flying progress. Journal of the Franklin Institute, v ol.
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drawings. C hicago: T h e R eilly & B ritton Co., 1909. 514 pp., illus., drgs., diagrs.,
t ab. d ata. Work of P enaud, Ader, Wright, Santos-Dumont, Voisin, Maxim,
L angley, et al. W ell illustrated. T h e a uthor, who subsequently changed his n ame
t o "Lockheed" w as one of the b rothers w ho f ounded t he L ockheed Aircraft C o.
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s urvey t o its d ate of p ublication.
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M CFARLAND, MARVIN C , e d. The papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright. 2 vols. New York:
M cGraw-Hill Book C o., 1953. L etters of the W right Brothers, including many
of their o wn d rgs., diagrs., e tc.
M CMAHON, JOHN ROBERT. The Wright brothers, fathers of flight. B oston: Little, Brown
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