The Birth of Military Aviation

The Birth of Military Aviation

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A survey of the development of British military aviation from 1903 to 1914, revealing the consequences of its annexation by the state as a branch of armaments as an underlying cause of aircraft inadequacies on the outbreak of war.Both aircraft were towed off river Seine by Antoinette- powered motor boat and the Voisin- Archdeacon (piloted by Gabriel Voisin) flew ... 1907, Voisin standardised stable pusher- biplane configuration, building a 50 h.p. Antoinette Voisin-biplane in ... India; 1895, OC, Balloon Section, RE (compiling first official instruction manual); 1897-1903, Instructor, RMA; 1904-7, ... Egypt; 1884-5, GOC, Bechuanaland Expeditionary Force; 1886-8, Chief Commissioner, Metropolitan Police; 1889-94, anbsp;...

Title:The Birth of Military Aviation
Author:Hugh Driver
Publisher:Boydell & Brewer Ltd - 1997


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