Flight Without Power: The Art Of Gliding and Soaring. Lewin B. Barringer.

Flight Without Power: The Art Of Gliding and Soaring

New York: Pitman, 1940. Hardcover. Hardcover in buff colored linen cloth stamped in blue. ix + 251 pp. with index, bibliography, glossary, appendix of records and biographical sketches. Illustrated with photographs (including aerials), drawings and diagrams. A tight, near fine example, bit of spotting top egde of front board, previous ownership stamp front free endpaper. In the original dust jacket which is rather tattered and repaired along the rear fold. A guide to powerless flight with sections on the history of motorless flight, aerodynamics, types of gliders, design, construction, maintenance, launching and soaring methods, instruments, flight training, etc. and a final chapter "Future of Gliding and Soaring" Very Good / fair. Item #E20972

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