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This notable anthology beneficial properties entire novellas through many of the best Hebrew writers of the previous century. S.Y. Agnon, YH Brenner, Uri Gnessin, Yitzhak Shami, David Fogel, Amos ounces, Yehoshua Kenaz and A.B. Yehoshua are all represented in newly revised translations. Edited through Alan Lelchuk and Gershon Shaked, with an advent by way of Professor Lelchuk, this is often an vital quantity for college kids of recent Hebrew literature.

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The Dr I was designed for allout manoeuvrability. Devoid of bracing wires, with clean lines and light but rugged construction, the Fokker's featherlight pitch response and instability in yaw enabled a skilled pilot to outfly faster aircraft. The Red Baron himself reported that his blood-red Dreidecker 'climbed like a monkey and manoeuvred like the devil'. von Richthofen retained the dimunitive triplane long after his unit had Significantly, re-equipped with faster biplanes, while Ernst Udet, second highest-scoring German ace of World War I, considered it 'the ideal fighting airplane' and even attempted to have a replica built for sport flying when the war ended.

It was all to no avail, however, for the Phillips Multiplane proved time 38 to Californian Professor Zerbe settled for five wings arranged in staggered formation like the steps of a staircase. A a mere photograph of this 1910 multiplane shows it dashing headlong across Dominguez Field near Los Angeles in a great cloud of dust while a gas balloon floats mockingly overhead. Seconds later one of the Zerbe's Below : Not content with the problems posed by 12 wings, the Marquis d'Equevilly also tried a 50-wing aircraft of similar configuration.

Perhaps influenced by Leonardo da Vinci's advice to 'remember that your flying machine ought not to imitate anything but the bat', Ader's second aircraft, named Eole, had folding membraneous wings exactly like those of a bat. A 20-hp steam engine powered the Eole, which made a flight of about 50 ( 1 64 ft) at GretzArmainvilliers near Paris on 9 October 1 890 after taking off from level ground. Two witnesses to the event buried blocks of coal at the spot where Eole landed. Forty-seven years later investigators dug up the area to check the Ader claim; they found the coal.

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