Sailing Flight

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ALL students of aerodynamics must be sorry to learn of the death of Herr Lilienthal, on August 11 last. His loss is serious, as he evidently had the courage necessary to put these exceptionally dangerous experiments to practical test, which few care to do, and had thereby gained a large experience.

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    Proceedings of the Physical Society of London, vol. xiv. p. 93; and Philosophical Magazine, March 1896.

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PEAL, S. Sailing Flight. Nature 55, 271–272 (1897) doi:10.1038/055271d0

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