Bjorn’s Corner: Aircraft drag reduction, Part 8

December 08, 2017, ©. Leeham Co: In the last Corner we described how the Wright Brothers developed their own engine, as there were no light engines on the market. After understanding how to design wings, how to control the… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Aircraft drag reduction, Part 7

December 01, 2017, ©. Leeham Co: In previous Corners, we looked at how the Wright Brothers understood the wing aerodynamics and aircraft control. We now describe how the Wright cracked the third nut keeping them from manned flight, propulsion…. Read More