This is the first book to tell the fascinating 80-year history of today's gyroplane and its antecedent, the Autogiro. Charnov explains that the near-eclipse of the Autogiro was caused by a potent combination of bad luck, the impact of the Great Depression and World War II, and egregious business decisions. Only by understanding the amazing manner in which this aviation technology has persisted and evolved can one fully understand the basis for its future.The Amazing Survival of an Aviation Technology Bruce H. Charnov ... which was set forth in his building instructions and flight manuals.35 One learned starting with a ground-based aquot;point traineraquot; at the Bensen Plant, boom training (where the anbsp;...
|Title||:||From Autogiro to Gyroplane|
|Author||:||Bruce H. Charnov|
|Publisher||:||Praeger Publishers - 2003|