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Old 05-26-2019, 12:18 PM
John Wagenseil John Wagenseil is offline
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Primitive Aeroplane Modelling

Model Aeroplanes and Their Motors, George A. Cavanagh (1916):



https://books.google.com/books?id=tc...16)%3A&f=false
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Old 05-26-2019, 02:24 PM
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Very cool. Interesting to see rubber band, compressed air, steam and gasoline engine powered planes. I have plans for a steam powered airplane from approximately that time somewhere.
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Many thanks, John. An enjoyable read.

I believe that this book, or one very much like it was on the shelves of the Roland Park Junior High School in Baltimore. I remember reading a book about the "A-type" and other flying models around 1951, and the illustrations look familiar to me.

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