Accession Number : ADA305386

Title :   Motorless Flight Research, 1972.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE

Personal Author(s) : Nash-Webber, James L.

PDF Url : ADA305386

Report Date : NOV 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 641

Abstract : This document contains the recommendations of a Workshop to Identify Priorities for Motorless Flight Research, and the Proceedings of the First International Symposium on the Technology and Science of Motorless Flight, both held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, October 18-22, 1972. Areas discussed include Aerodynamics and Design, Instrumentation, Structural Concepts and Materials, Soaring Meteorology, Self-Launching and Ultralight Sailplanes, and Performance Testing.

Descriptors :   *GLIDERS, SYMPOSIA, STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES, FLIGHT, LIGHTWEIGHT, INTERNATIONAL, AERODYNAMICS, MASSACHUSETTS.

Subject Categories : Gliders and Parachutes

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE