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  Archive Reference: RAES/CAYL/NOTE/5/139

In this section, the 'true inventor of the aeroplane' discusses, movement up an incline, movement of umbrella through air, on perpendicular forces, power versus angle versus velocity, exeriments with chemicals resistive and friction effects and the support by fibrous woods.

 1795 (approx.)


  Sir George Cayley's Notebook - 'Vol 1' (1795)


In his lifetime, Sir George Cayley (1773-1857) published just a few papers on the subject of aeronautics and many of his ideas are explored in five illustrated manuscript notebooks which were presented on permanent loan to the Royal Aeronautical Society in 1946 by Cayley's grandson Sir Kenelm Cayley. The…

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