The Wright Brothers' Engines and Their Design
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The Wright Brothers' Engines and Their Design

By Leonard S. Hobbs
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Table of Contents
  • The Wright Brothers' Engines And Their Design
  • The Wright Brothers' Engines And Their Design
    • (p. v) Foreword
    • (p. vii) Contents
    • (p. ix) Acknowledgments
    • (p. 1) The Beginnings
    • (p. 9) The Engine of the First Flight, 1903
    • (p. 29) The Engines With Which They Mastered The Art of Flying
    • (p. 34) The Four-Cylinder Vertical Demonstration Engine and the First Production Engine
    • (p. 47) The Eight-Cylinder Racing Engine
    • (p. 49) The Six-Cylinder Vertical Engines
    • (p. 57) Minor Design Details and Performance of the Wright Engines
    • (p. 62) Appendix
      • Characteristics of the Wright Flight Engines
      • The Wright Shop Engine
    • Characteristics of the Wright Flight Engines
    • The Wright Shop Engine
    • (p. 69) Bibliography
    • (p. 71) Index
      • Publication in Smithsonian Annals of Flight
    • Publication in Smithsonian Annals of Flight
    • Notes
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