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George Cayley : The Invention of the Aeroplane near Scarborough at the Time of Trafalgar

@inproceedings{Ackroyd2012GeorgeC,
  title={George Cayley : The Invention of the Aeroplane near Scarborough at the Time of Trafalgar},
  author={J. A. D. Ackroyd},
  year={2012}
}
After a brief biography which outlines Cayley’s wide range of activities, the paper concentrates on his work with the aeroplane. Beginning with his invention of the aeroplane concept, the paper describes the evolution of his thinking and his practical applications of it. Attempts are made to estimate the performance of the aeroplanes he built. 
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