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Old 08-02-2014, 04:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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"Aerial Flight" Frederick W.Lanchester 1907

I found this online.
Lanchester 'invented' the streamline body and a myriad of other things aerodynamic.Here's a link to the book,you can read online (nod,nod,wink,wink!)
It's a hoot!
https://archive.org/stream/aerodynam...ge/n5/mode/2up

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Figure 4, Page 14



Interestingly enough, the ratio is PI. Front angle is 34, Rear is 18. Max angle in tail is labeled 19.02. Minimum Radius (yellow thing) is 1.0862.
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It is amazing to think what 100 years has produced when you look at how both modern and quaint this essay seems.

P. 41.


p. 369.

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