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Peter M. Bowers

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Peter M. Bowers (15 May 1918 - 27 April 2003) was a journalist specializing in the field of aviation. [1]

19 relations: Aerospace engineering, Aircraft, Aviation, Boeing, Bowers Fly Baby, Bowers Namu II, Detroit G1 Gull, Federal Aviation Administration, Fokker D.VIII, Fokker Dr.I, General aviation, Homebuilt machines, Jane's Information Group, Primary glider, Reinhold Platz, Seattle, Soaring (magazine), Soaring Society of America, Wright brothers.

Aerospace engineering

Aerospace engineering is the primary field of engineering concerned with the development of aircraft and spacecraft.

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Aircraft

An aircraft is a machine that is able to fly by gaining support from the air.

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Aviation

Aviation, or air transport, refers to the activities surrounding mechanical flight and the aircraft industry.

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Boeing

The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, satellites, and missiles worldwide.

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Bowers Fly Baby

The Bowers Fly Baby is a homebuilt, single-seat, open-cockpit, wood and fabric low-wing monoplane that was designed by famed United States aircraft designer and Boeing historian, Peter M. Bowers.

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Bowers Namu II

The Bowers Namu II was a single-engine two-seat recreational aircraft designed and flown in the United States in the late 1970s and marketed for homebuilding.

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Detroit G1 Gull

The Detroit G1 Gull is an American high wing, cable-braced primary glider that was manufactured by the Detroit Aircraft Corporation during the Great Depression.

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Federal Aviation Administration

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States is a national authority with powers to regulate all aspects of civil aviation.

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Fokker D.VIII

The Fokker E.V was a German parasol-monoplane fighter aircraft designed by Reinhold Platz and built by Fokker-Flugzeugwerke.

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Fokker Dr.I

The Fokker Dr.I (Dreidecker, "triplane" in German), often known simply as the Fokker Triplane, was a World War I fighter aircraft built by Fokker-Flugzeugwerke.

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General aviation

General aviation (GA) is all civil aviation operations other than scheduled air services and non-scheduled air transport operations for remuneration or hire.

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Homebuilt machines

Homebuilt machines are machines built outside of specialised workshops or factories.

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Jane's Information Group

Jane's Information Group (often referred to as Jane's) is a British publishing company specialising in military, aerospace and transportation topics.

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Primary glider

Primary gliders are a category of aircraft that enjoyed worldwide popularity during the 1920s and 1930s as people strove for simple and inexpensive ways to learn to fly.

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Reinhold Platz

Reinhold Platz (16 January 1886 – 15 September 1966) was a German aircraft designer and manufacturer in service of the Dutch company Fokker.

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Seattle

Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States.

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Soaring (magazine)

SOARING is a magazine published monthly as a membership benefit of the Soaring Society of America.

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Soaring Society of America

The Soaring Society of America (SSA) was founded at the instigation of Warren E. Eaton to promote the sport of soaring in the USA and internationally.

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Wright brothers

The Wright brothers, Orville (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912), were two American aviators, engineers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are generally credited with inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful airplane.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_M._Bowers

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