More with Less: Paul MacCready and the Dream of Efficient Flight

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In the 1970s a group of California visionaries developed an interest in lightweight, low-powered machines. Scientist and engineer, Paul MacCready, pulled them together to build a plane capable of winning a long-standing prize for human powered flight. Their other successes included a man-powered plane, a solar powered plane, a solar-powered car, an 18-foot flapping wing flying replica of a pterodactyl for a Smithsonian-sponsored IMAX film, and a high-altitude unmanned solar airplane that can perform the same functions as ...

More with Less: Paul MacCready and the Dream of Efficient Flight 2003, Encounter Books, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9781893554900

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More with Less: Paul MacCready and the Dream of Efficient Flight 2002, Encounter Books, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9781893554504

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