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Autogiro

Arthur W. J. G. Ord-Hume

Autogiro

rotary wings before the helicopter

by Arthur W. J. G. Ord-Hume

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Mushroom Model in Petersfield .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Autogiros,
  • Design and construction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementArthur W.J.G. Ord-Hume
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL715 .O73 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination328 p. :
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25085797M
    ISBN 108389450836
    ISBN 109788389450838
    LC Control Number2010476884
    OCLC/WorldCa457135402

      After reading this book thoroughly, I found 68 major errors of fact, a list of which I have sent to the author. Errors include, for example, statements that the propeller thrust line was angled to direct its slipstream through the rotor disk (p), or a given rotor collective pitch change operates in the reverse sense in an autorotating (Autogiro) rotor compared to a propulsive (helicopter /5(7). Shop for artwork by Autogiro Illustration. Purchase canvas prints, framed prints, tapestries, posters, greeting cards, and more. Studio of Laura Sua and Jose Manuel Cordoba, based in Spain. All illustration kind: from children to realistic style, press, magazines, cartoons, character design, concept art, and more Text and pictures creation for children books proyects.


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