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Author Mander, Jerry.
Title The great international paper airplane book, by Jerry Mander, George Dippel, and Howard Gossage.
Pub Info New York, Simon and Schuster [1967]
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book jacket
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 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 736.98 Man     AVAILABLE
Descript 128 p. illus., ports. 31 cm.
Contents Introduction -- Simple aerodynamics -- Stability and control -- Darts and flying wings -- Barnaby and other models -- Paper airmanship -- Competitions and airshows -- Glossary .
Summary Paper airplanes as serious science? No longer shamefully relegated to the back rows of elementary-school sports stadiums, paper airplanes come into their own with this amusing-and instructive-book. The Great International Paper Airplane Book documents the proceedings of the first (and possibly only) International Paper Airplane Competition conducted by Scientific American. In addition to the behind-the-scenes story and official records of the Competition, readers will discover intriguing mini-essays on the historical, aesthetic, technological, and folkloric aspects of the paper airplane and on its startling implications for the future of aviation. Best of all, there are dozens of cut-fold-and-fly-them-yourself planes to experiment with. Combining real science with outright fun, this book appeals to paper airplane enthusiasts and would-be aviators of every age.
Subject Paper airplanes.
Great International Paper Airplane Contest.
Add Author Dippel, George.
Gossage, Howard Luck, 1917-1969.
ISBN 0671289918
9780671289911
0671211293 (pbk.)
9780671211295 (pbk.)
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