By Alfred W. Lawson
Первый том авиационной энциклопедии, издававшейся с марта 1910 г.
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Out of date. Count Zeppelin's health is not rnetal good. The first successful flights of three different types of aeroplane of purelv German construction took place on February 2d. A biplane, with the inventor, Echler. and his assistant, made a flight of a short distance at Landau, but the assistant of ? nrry six. At Essen a biplane under the control of He^r iiilsmann made eight short flights, while at Ber- IjbED B\ MEbbRb. BAYARD-CLEMENT TO INSTRUCT NOVICES IN THE ART OF OPERATING A SANTOS-DUMONT MONOPLANE [b a type Republique).
The trials of the test models were successful, but the two attempts made to launch the large machine, on October 7, 1905, and again on December Sth of the same year, were failures. This was due, in Langley's opinion, not to any defect in the machine itself, but to the lack of means to continue the work properly. But it made him the subject of hostile attack by the newspapers of the country, and this public misapprehension of his labors broke his spirit, and he died at Aiken, S. C, on February 27, 1906.
B. Lambert, President of the St. Louis Aero Club, will serve on the Board. Among the manv entries so far arranged for are Mrs. , has had an airship built in the shops of Messrs. Mer& Keisen. 206 North Haliday Street, Baltirill more, Md. The machine, the inventor says, will It is on travel at the rate of 130 miles an hour. Mr Charles the visory Board and known men b Captain Baldwin's immense dirigible, 105 feet in length and an exact replica of the first dirigible " The celebrated " Boston sold the Government.
Aircraft Vol. 1 by Alfred W. Lawson