New PDF release: Airships in peace & war

By R P Hearne; Hiram Stevans Maxim, Sir

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Otto Lilienthal (1848-96) and to carry the aeroplane some steps and these clever Germans may be heralded as the first men to devise a successful aeroplane. Otto Lilienthal has left us several important works on the problem of flight, and aeronautical science received a great blow through the fatal further, accident which, in 1896, cost him his life. He had made many successful glides on his aeroplanes, leaping off from a hill and sailing for distances up to three hundred yards ere coming gently to earth.

ZEPPELIN IV" LEAVING HER FLOATING DOCK THREE-QUARTER VIEW OF "ZEPPELIN IV," SHOWING RUDDER AND LIFTING PLANES . THE FRENCH MILITARY AIRSHIP "PATRIE" THE "VILLE DE PARIS" LEAVING HARBOUR THE FIRST BRITISH MILITARY AIRSHIP . 35 . 36 . . 38 . . 40 . . 42 . . 44 DIAGRAMMATIC SKETCH OF THE DE LA VAULX AIRSHIP A TRIAL TRIP OF THE " R]6pUBLIQUE " . . 46 . 46 THE "GROSS" AND "PARSEVAL" AIRSHIPS, TWO OTHER TYPES OF GERMAN MILITARY VESSELS THE GERMAN MILITARY AIRSHIP "PARSEVAL" LEAVING ITS SHED THE WRECK OF "ZEPPELIN IV" THE SECOND BRITISH MILITARY AIRSHIP PARSEVAL AIRSHIP AND ITS NOVEL METHOD OF SUSPENSION THE CAR OF THE SECOND BRITISH MILITARY AIRSHIP THE "MALECOT" COMBINED AIRSHIP (DIRIGIBLE AND .

Thus comes the aerial warship as a new factor. propitious if France, after the awful debacle of 1870, cast about first for weapons of revenge later, for weapons which would defend her against her unconquerable enemy. The airship was one of the latest of her schemes after many others had been tried and in recent years, with a declining population and internal troubles, the airship fleet of France has been one of her few hopes. Fortune and good diplomacy, together with the growing trade rivalry between Germany and England, have shifted the danger zone from the French frontier, but at the same time England and Germany have come into fierce competition.

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