News and Views

  title={News and Views},
  author={G. Chaplin and N. Jablonski},
IN his Royal Institution discourse on “Research on the Control of Aeroplanes,” which appears as a Supplement to this week's issue of NATURE, Prof. B. Melvill Jones gives a very lucid exposition of a problem that has long been a subject of controversy among aeronautical experts, young though the science be. Broadly speaking, the question at issue is, whether safety in flight should be achieved along the lines of construction for aerodynamic stability, or along the lines of pilot controllability… CONTINUE READING

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