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  Archive Reference: RAES/CAYL/NOTE/5/19

On this page, the 'true inventor of the aeroplane' completes discussions of experiments which put metals under force and starts to examine the growth of plants.

 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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