TITLE

There's a lot more to the exploits of Bognor's birdman than a flying leap

AUTHOR(S)
Glaskin, Max
PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);7/9/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7655, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the Birdman contest focusing on the use of the physical abilities and strengths of homo sapiens to do the work of modern engines in Great Britain. Introduction of human-powered propulsion; Incorporation of advanced materials, microelectronics, telemetry and aerodynamics; Need of a breed of small, agile, pedal-powered sports aircraft.
ACCESSION #
13803653

 

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