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Gliding and Soaring. An Introduction to Motorless Flight.

WHITE, Percival and Mat White.

Published by Whittlesey House,, New York:, 1931
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octavo, (xiv); 234pp. Sections discuss ground instruction, actual gliding, soaring, construction of different types of gliders, detailed directions for building model gliders, wind currents, gliding over water, duration flights over fixed points, long distance flights in gliders, and experimentation. Extensively illustrated with diagrams and photographs. Name on front endpaper, half title and on front of dust jacket. Jacket not price clipped but is worn and chipped at extremities. Book in very good condition with very small price sticker on front endpaper. blue cloth in pictorial dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 19019

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Title: Gliding and Soaring. An Introduction to ...

Publisher: Whittlesey House,, New York:

Publication Date: 1931

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition..

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