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" What at first seemed a simple problem, became more complex the longer we studied it. With the machine moving forward, the air flying backward, the propellers turning sidewise, and nothing standing still, it seemed impossible to find a starting point from... "
A History of Aeronautics - Page 170
by Evelyn Charles Vivian, William Lockwood Marsh - 1921 - 521 pages
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The Century, Volume 76

1908
...propellers turning sidewise, and nothing standing still, it seemed impossible to find a startingpoint from which to trace the various simultaneous reactions....ludicrous position of each having been converted to REAR VIEW Of THE FLIGHT OF OCTOBER 4, 1905 In this flight twenty miles were accomplished in thirty-three...
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Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine

American literature - 1908
...propellers turning sidewise, and nothing standing still, it seemed impossible to find a startingpoint from which to trace the various simultaneous reactions....ludicrous position of each having been converted to REAR VIEW OF THE FLIGHT OF OCTOBER 4, 1905 In this flight twenty miles were accomplished in thirty-three...
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Theory of Aviation: Instruction Paper

Charles Brian Hayward - Aeronautics - 1912
...air propellers. But so far as we could learn, the marine engineers possessed only empirical formulas, and the exact action of the screw propeller, after...agreement -than when the discussion began. "It was not until several months had passed, and every phase of the problem had been threshed over and over, that...
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entered at stationers' hall,london

american school of correspondence - 1912
...air propellers. But so far as we could learn, the marine engineers possessed only empirical formulas, and the exact action of the screw propeller, after...agreement than when the discussion began. "It was not until several months had passed, and every phase of the problem had been threshed over and over, that...
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The Bishop's Boys: A Life of Wilbur and Orville Wright

Tom D. Crouch - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 608 pages
...calculating and designing propellers.3 The longer they studied it, the more complex the problem became. With the machine moving forward, the air flying backward,...side, with no more agreement than when the discussion began.4 Charlie Taylor witnessed those discussions. "Both boys had tempers," he recalled. "They would...
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Power, Speed, and Form: Engineers and the Making of the Twentieth Century

David P. Billington - Science - 2006 - 269 pages
...propellers turning sidewise, and nothing standing still, it seemed impossible to find a starting-point from which to trace the various simultaneous reactions....side, with no more agreement than when the discussion began.25 Eventually, the Wrights decided to treat the propeller as they would a wing and to design...
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