Louis-Pierre Mouillard to Octave Chanute 16-Apr-1890

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Sender Louis-Pierre Mouillard
Recipient Octave Chanute
Date sent April 16, 1890
From location Cairo
To location
Communication type
Language French
Refers to flight? Yes
Tech fields balloon, airplane
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http://invention.psychology.msstate.edu/i/Chanute/library/Chanute_Mouillard/Chanute-Mouillard.html ; in L'Aeronaute ; narrow wing of speedy soaring birds ; the balloon is the enemy of the airplane by impeding development with its dominant design ; L'Empire de l'Air was published by G. Masson in 1881 ; I am preparing a continuation of this work which will be titled: Le Vol Sans Battement [Flight without Flapping Wing] ; I don't do math but I observe vultures a lot and will assist if I can }}