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Author Hobbs, Leonard S., 1896.

Title The Wright brothers' engines and their design / Leonard S. Hobbs.

Imprint Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press ; [for sale by Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.], 1971.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    629.134 HOB    Available
Description x, 71 p. ; ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Smithsonian annals of flight ; no. 5
Smithsonian annals of flight; no. 5.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 69-70) and index.
Contents Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- The beginnings -- The engine of the first flight, 1903 -- The engines with which they mastered the art of flying -- The four-cylinder vertical demonstration engine and the first production engine -- The eight-cylinder racing engine -- The six-cylinder vertical engine -- Minor design details and performance of the Wright engines --Appendix --Bibliography -- Index.
Form Also available on the World Wide Web.
Subject Wright, Orville, 1871-1948.
Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912.
Airplanes -- Motors -- History.
Sudoc No. SI 9.9:5

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