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Technical Paper - E.C. Huffaker & S.P. Langley, On Soaring Flight, 1898 Document Reg. No: HT 28399

Summary of experiments in non-powered flight by E.C Huffaker with an introduction by Samuel Pierpont Langley. This copy was originally received by the Melbourne Observatory and held as part of the Observatory library. Reprinted from the Smithsonian Report for 1897 pp183-206 with plates.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Science Museum of Victoria Education Service
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 240 mm (Height), 155 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: gliders, aeronautics
Themes this item is part of: Positional Astronomy at Melbourne Observatory, Weights & Measures at Melbourne Observatory, Melbourne Observatory & Standard Time in Victoria, Astrographic Catalogue, Transits of Venus, 1874 & 1882, Buildings at Melbourne Observatory, Star Observations & Personal Equation, Meteorology at Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1908, Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1944, Geodetic Survey of Victoria, 1858-1872, Engineering Collection, Melbourne Observatory Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Pioneering Flights
Tertiary Classification: aviators
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution, Washington, United States of America, 1898
Past Owner: Melbourne Observatory, Melbourne, Australia, 1901-1947

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