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Published by J. Hamilton, ltd. in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Gliders (Aeronautics)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Robert Kronfeld, translated by J. Manchot; preface by Colonel the Master of Sempill.
ContributionsManchot, J., tr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL760 .K7
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv p., 1 l., 379 p.
Number of Pages379
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6285346M
LC Control Number33003055
OCLC/WorldCa3184983

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It was from there that Robert Kronfeld, by then the world’s soaring ace, made his soaring flight (partly ridge and partly thermal) to Portsmouth. These two meetings and the publicity given to gliding by Gordon England of the BGA and others led the writer to revive his interest in flying through this new sport of gliding and soaring. THE GLIDING BOOK THE BUNJIE LAUNCH At the start machines were primitive and inefficient and not very safe, but it was comparatively easy to be pushed off a hillside and slide down the air to the bottom learning how to control height, direction and speed by means of the now familiar Size: 2MB. Wasserkuppe meeting, Robert Kronfeld managed to contact a thermal under a Cumulus cloud and leave the gliding site using the newly-discovered technique of flying around in circles. Thus, thermal soaring was discovered and the sport of gliding received a new impetus. After this,File Size: 2MB. Squadron Leader Robert Kronfeld, AFC (5 May – 12 February ) was an Austrian -born gliding champion and sailplane designer of the s and 30s. He became a British subject and an RAF test pilot. He was killed testing a glider in Born: 5 May , Vienna, Austria–Hungary.