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  Flying Wings : An Anthology : Louis Pierre Mouillard (1834 - 1897)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Louis Pierre Mouillard was an inspiration to many who engaged in aerial pursuits in the last part of the 19th Century.
Mouillard carried on a correspondence with Octave Chanute and...regarding aluminum, Mouillard observed "It is the metal for aviation" (July 21, 1891).
Mouillard underrates, perhaps, the value of mathematical investigation, and he sometimes errs in his explanation of physical phenomena; but his observations are unrivaled, and they are presented with a particularity of circumstance, a vivacity and a charm which photograph them at once on the mind of the reader.
www.ctie.monash.edu.au /hargrave/mouillard.html   (1856 words)

 Chanute-Mouillard Correspondence, Appendix   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Apparently Mouillard was unable to reply to the letter from Octave Chanute dated 20 May 1897.
It is with regret that I come to give you pain by announcing that our mutual friend and colleague, M. Mouillard, departed this life the 20th of this month at 3 o'clock in the morning and at the same day was taken to his last resting place.
Mouillard were, it is true of little practicality, but his observations and his writings were, to my mind, of great value and his death leaves a void.
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Mouillard was so lost in thought, and the ash was getting so long, that a young student--of the age that knows no mercy-was struck by these twin phenomena.
Mouillard emitted a sigh, turned slowly round, and bent two terrible eyes upon the intruder, knocked off the ash with an angry gesture, and held out the ignited end at arm's length.
Mouillard, and is already tackling the brief; which is as much as to say that he is fierce, unbridled, heartless, and without remorse.
www.gutenberg.org /dirs/etext03/im60b10.txt   (19430 words)

 FLYING MACHINES - Louis Pierre Mouillard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Mouillard was a visionary who also built and tested experimental devices of his own design.
Despite his lack of significant practical success, Mouillard was and is held in high regard as one of the most thoughtful and insightful aerial investigators of his time.
The influence of Mouillard's treatise was very powerful, although it seems his profound effect on aerial research has been largely forgotten, as have many other signifcant and highly influential philosopher-scientist-experimenters of the period.
www.flyingmachines.org /moui.html   (329 words)

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Counsellor Mouillard has finished his pleadings and must be sitting down to a game of whist with Counsellors Horlet and Hublette, of the Court of Bourges.
From the second of January to the second of November she is a human creature tied to a bell-rope, with an immovably stolid face and a monosyllabic vocabulary in which politer terms occur but sparsely.
Mouillard, his most elementary notions of life shaken to their foundations, concludes in these words: "Fabien, I have long suspected it; some creature has you in bondage.
www.gutenberg.org /dirs/3/9/7/3975/3975.txt   (21873 words)

 Free Online Books > Tags > Louis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Memoirs Of Louis Xiv And His Court And Of The Regency by Louis De Rouvroy Duc De Saint-simon, Trans.
The Chanute-mouillard Correspondence by Octave Chanute And Louis-pierre Mouillard, Trans.
Theosphic Correspondence Between Louis Claude De Saint-martin (the "unknown Philosopher") And Kirchberger, Baron De Liebistorf by Louis Claude De Saint-martin And Nicolas Antoine Kirchberger, Trans.
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 Writings of the Wright Brothers: What Mouillard Did, by Wilbur Wright   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Chanute of dishonestly getting from Mouillard the secret of warping the wings to control lateral balance, and transmitting it to the Wright brothers, it is well to expose their errors.
The Mouillard patent was cited by the defendants in the case of The Wright Company- vs. Louis Paulhan, and Judge Hand in his decision refers specifically to it and says, "In no one of the nineteen claims is there anything which in any way even foreshadows the patent [of the Wright brothers] in suit." Mr.
The memory of Mouillard is well deserving of perpetuation by a monument, but it is a pity that it should have been used by a self-constituted group of pretended champions of French glory, in a disgraceful Chauvinistic campaign of slander and detraction not approved by the mass of the French people.
www.wam.umd.edu /~stwright/WrBr/Aero_Club.html   (2138 words)

 List of years in aviation - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
September 19, the Montgolfiers launch a sheep, duck, and rooster in a hot-air balloon in a demonstration for King Louis XVI of France.
August/September, experiments by physicists Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac and Jean Baptiste Biot disproved the theory that the earth's pull decreases with height.
March 14, Louis Paulhan flies 146 km in a straight route from Orleans to Trois.
encyclopedia.learnthis.info /l/li/list_of_years_in_aviation.html   (7162 words)

 Mouillard's Patent And Maxim's Flying Machine - Saturday, December 6, 1902
Louis-Pierre Mouillard was the author of Empire of the Air, a wonderful work on ornithology (bird flight).
One of the four pamphlets the Smithsonian sent Wilbur in 1899 was an extract (small portion) of Mouillard's book.
Chanute provided Mouillard funding to file a U.S. patent on Mouillard's system of turning, which required the rear part of the wing to turn down.
sln.fi.edu /wright/again/history1_1902t106.html   (361 words)

 rob carlson :: biology is technology
The distinction between the approaches to aviation elucidated by Mouillard is a useful metaphor for the future of Biological Technologies.
He also was among the first to implement Mouillard’s notions of control, flying his craft by shifting his weight around the center of lift, foreshadowing today’s hang gliders.
Mouillard, L.-P., L'empire de l'air: essai d'ornithologie appliquée a l'aviation.
www.biologyistechnology.com /learningtofly_ch3.htm   (3545 words)

 Aviation History Facts: May
The first airship flight over the North Pole and the first crossing of the Arctic Ocean is made by Roald Amundsen of Norway, Umberto Nobile of Italy, Lincoln Ellsworth of the United States, and their crew in an Italian-built semi-rigid airship, N-1, Norge.
Charles Lindbergh lands his new Ryan airplane, the Spirit of St. Louis, in St. Louis after a record non-stop overnight flight from San Diego of 14 hours, 25 minutes.
In his Ryan monoplane Spirit of St. Louis, he covers 3,600 miles in 33 hours, 29 minutes and wins the Orteig Prize of $25,000.
www.centennialofflight.gov /user/fact_may.htm   (2878 words)

 The Chanute - Mouillard Correspondence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
These translations of the correspondence between Octave Chanute and Louis-Pierre Mouillard are not intended for highly technical usage.
For such a purpose the letter-press copies of Chanute's letters and the original Mouillard replies should be consulted.
Their retention in France was apparently intended to forestall any denial of the ridiculous charges made by a few chauvinistic Frenchmen to the effect that Chanute had made a dupe of Mouillard and stolen his ideas so that an American, not a Frenchman, would be the first to fly.
invention.psychology.msstate.edu /i/Chanute/library/Chanute_Mouillard/Chanute-Mouillard.html   (363 words)

 Celebrating The Success Of The Wright Brothers & The Invention of the Airplane
The other strategy was to claim "anticipation" by early pioneers such as Louis-Pierre Mouillard.
As an example of the latter, the French claimed that Mouillard was the true father of wingwarping.
The truth of the matter is that Mouillard's plan was to use a form of wing twisting to slow the wing on one side relative to the other for the purpose of steering in a flat turn.
www.wrightstories.com /patent.html   (3252 words)

 Military.com Content
The public was generally amused by tales of such adventures because everyone knew that aerial navigation -- like perpetual motion -- was impossible.
The serious enthusiasts were widely scattered: Lawrence Hargrave in Australia, Hiram Maxim and Percy Sinclair Pilcher in England, Louis Pierre Mouillard in France, Otto Lilienthal in Germany, Augustus Herring and Samuel Langley in the United States.
He moved west in 1857, establishing his own architectural firms in Chicago and St. Louis.
www.military.com /Content/MoreContent?file=PRlangley   (2097 words)

 International Women's Periodicals Microfilm Collection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Les vailllantes; héroines, martyres et remplaçantes, Avec une préface de Louis Barthou.
Le droit de la femme dans l'antiquité, son devoir au moyen âge, d'aprè des manuscrits de la Bibliothèque nationale, par Louis de Backer.
A political primer for the new voter, by Bessie Beatty; introduction by William Kent.
historical.library.cornell.edu /IWP/lock/micro_guide.html   (11233 words)

 Cairo Statues
Even though it was ready and exhibited in Paris at the exhibition of Fine arts in May 1910, the French-made statue of Nationalist Mustafa Kamel Pasha (1874 - February 10, 1908) was only unveiled, by King Farouk, on May 14, 1940 at Suares Square, today Midan Mustafa Kamel.
Sculpted by artist Constantinos Baliou Loghos the statue was shipped to Alexandria aboard a Greek warship and officially unveiled in October 2002 to coincide with the opening of Biblioteka Akexandrina.
Mouillard is celebrated at the Smithsonian Museum, Washington, for his fixed-wing glider.
www.egy.com /landmarks/Cairo-Statues.shtml   (1383 words)

 Vintage Everything Bibliography
This manual is a good example of the emphasis placed on physical fitness during the early twentieth century and, dancing master Clendenen notes "we have just won the greatest war known in history...
This manual is especially important for its description of the minuet as a duet and its subsequent change into a group dance.
Created for the Esmeralda Club of Saint Louis, this short pamphlet consists of five figures of a waltz quadrille with a brief explanation of each figure.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Parthenon/9101/bib/P10.html   (11835 words)

 Extended Bibliography: Octave Chanute
Horgan, James J. City of Flight, The History of Aviation in St. Louis.
Includes correspondence, kite diagrams, sketches, and other material concerning Chanute's role in the history of aviation (1890-1910) including his glider experiments and the technical problems involved, as well as a group of letters (1875-1880) by Alphonse Penaud to Mr.
In addition to building the gliders of 1896, he flew in all of them, and exhibited a Chanute aircraft at the St. Louis Fair of 1904.
spicerweb.org /chanute/biblio2.html   (3148 words)

It is unclear if the admirable Rathbun ever recollected Wilbur Wright’s letter and his role in instigating the brothers’ work.
The brothers had the good fortune to have their work coincide with the development of the internal-combustion, petroleum-fueled engine.
In 1860 two inventors, Pierre Hugon and Etienne Lenoir, independently developed the first modestly successful internal-combustion engines in the world.
www.americanheritage.com /articles/magazine/it/2003/2/2003_2_18_print.shtml   (8335 words)

 Filles du Roi
he Filles du roi were part of King Louis XIV's program to promote the settlement of his colony in Canada.
They arrived in the young colony of New France (Canada) between 1663 and 1673, under the financial sponsorship of King Louis XIV of France.
Gaboury, Louis, dit Lemajor, contract Nov. 16, 1665
home.earthlink.net /~dussault/Filles.html   (251 words)

 William J. Hammer Collection
He took a particular interest in radium after visiting Pierre and Marie Curie in Paris in 1902.
Mouillard, L. The Empire of the Air -- an Ornithological Essay on the Flight of Birds, Paris, 1881
Preliminary injunction, the Wright Company versus Louis Paulhan, Circuit Court of the United States, Southern District of New York, n.d.
www.nasm.si.edu /research/arch/findaids/hammer/wjh_print.html   (3440 words)

 Octave Chanute Papers (Library of Congress)
There are extensive files of correspondence with Louis-Pierre Mouillard, a French pioneer of glider theory, George A. Spratt, whom Chanute served as mentor for various aeronautical experiments and the development of wing pressure testing equipment (found primarily in Addition II), and with Wilbur and Orville Wright.
Additional correspondence between Chanute and the Wright brothers can be found in the Manuscript Division's collection of their papers.
Correspondence with Augustus Moore Herring, Edward C. Huffaker, C. Marvin, Louis-Pierre Mouillard, G. Spratt, Wilbur Wright, and Albert Francis Zahm.
www.loc.gov /rr/mss/text/chanute.html   (1041 words)

 Wright Brothers Collection: Series I: The Technical Library
Orville Wright with the sincere respects of the editor of the earliest pioneer of the aeroplane.
Nipher, Francis E. "On Pressure Measurements in a Fluid Stream," Transactions of the Academy of Science of St. Louis, Vol.
Commencement program of Principia College, St. Louis, Missouri for June 1930.
www.libraries.wright.edu /special/wright_brothers/wbguide/part1.html   (5304 words)

 Jetex.org: The Smoky Addiction for November 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
At Mers, in the Somme valley, he attempted flight with aircraft of wingspans ranging from 0.7 to 1.2 metres, propelled by cardboard cartridges 40 cm long and filled with powder.
However, I looked him up on the Internet and found that “Louis Pierre Mouillard was an inspiration to many who engaged in aerial pursuits in the last part of the 19th Century.
His most well-known book, L'Empire de l'Air, was published in 1881 and became a widely recognized classic.” And that's the sum of M. Champenois’ nods in the direction of propulsion par fusée, as far as I can see (apart, of course, from the illustration of the redoubtable Georges Bougueret).
jetex.org /archive/smoky/200511.shtml   (3122 words)

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Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent and chronologically and by type of material therein.
Mouillard, Louis-Pierre, including legal papers, patents, articles, and partial translation of
Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent and chronologically therein.
memory.loc.gov /master/mss/eadxmlmss/1998/ms998005.xml   (824 words)

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 Aviation: 11 to 18 years
Later he realised this was impractical and produced drawings of machines with fixed wings.
Evolution of Flight: In commemoration of the approaching 100th anniversary of flight, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has launched the Evolution of Flight, a campaign to recognize the passionate men and women who have challenged history and defined aerospace achievement.
Thirty-one people have been chosen and they range from King Louis XIV, who witnessed the early flight of the Montgolfier balloon, to Bill Bedford, the test pilot of the first vertical and landing jet areoplane.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /REVhistoryaviation.htm   (705 words)

 The King's Daughters
old daughter was living as an adopted child with Pierre BULTE and his wife, and their 8 yr.
The deatils are lost, but her son-in-law, Pierre DORET, a Coureur de bois, was executed at the same time.
Some historians have supposed that she was Francoise ENCELIN who married Guillaume VALADE, but her name was clearly written on the document.
www.ziplink.net /~24601/roots/sources/KINGGIRL.htm   (1381 words)

 Kitty Hawk Moments: Lilienthal…and the Mysterious Book
Years later, however, Orville recalled that what really aroused the Wrights’ interest in aviation was “the reading of a book on ornithology.” Both Wilbur and Orville would mention this book in their diaries more than once, but never by name, and its identity remains a mystery.
Some scholars feel it was not a “book” at all, but rather a pamphlet of translated excerpts of “L’Empire de l’Air” by Louis-Pierre Mouillard, a panegyric (a WHAT?) on bird flight which appeared in the Smithsonian Annual Report in 1892.
Wilbur would later call the book “one of the most remarkable pieces of aeronautical literature ever published.” The truth is, however, “L ‘Empire” was never completely translated into English…and Wilbur could not read French.
www.countdowntokittyhawk.com /news/121902_lilenthal.html   (571 words)

 First to Fly: North Carolina and the Beginnings of Aviation, by Thomas C. Parramore. Chapter 1.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
How to acquire or fabricate that power was what French gliderman Louis Pierre Mouillard termed the "tyrant thought" that ruled over humankind for two centuries after Roncommock's time and still impels us relentlessly toward the infinite.
A photograph showed an airborne flying machine near Chicago, but, regrettably, it proved to be deftly painted on canvas.
Joseph Joslin of St. Louis was allegedly seized by creatures from a UFO and held captive for three weeks, though evidently gaining no enlightenment from his experience.
www.ibiblio.org /uncpress/chapters/parramore_first.html   (5355 words)

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