History of Aviation - A Short Review

Journal of Aircraft and Spacecraft Technology 2017, 1(1)

20 Pages Posted: 22 Nov 2017

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Relly Victoria Petrescu

Polytechnic University of Bucharest - ARoTMM-IFToMM

Raffaella Aversa

Advanced Material Lab - Department of Architecture and Industrial Design

B. Akash

American University of Ras Al Khaimah

Ronald Bucinell

Union College

Juan Corchado

University of Salamanca

Filippo Berto

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Engineering Design and Materials

MirMilad Mirsayar

Texas A&M University - Department of Civil Engineering

Antonio Apicella

Advanced Material Lab - Department of Architecture and Industrial Design

Florian Ion Petrescu

Polytechnic University of Bucharest - ARoTMM-IFToMM

Date Written: November 19, 2017

Abstract

The man has always wanted to be able to fly. The dream or although it has achieved, has not been reached yet fully. The fuse of the flight today is much higher than in the past, but is not yet complete. Although they have carried out the steps in the increase of the safety of a ship in flight, there are still many steps to do. For our passengers, but also for our pilots, these brave people and beautiful, it's time to do something in addition, something more. All those who are to get into a ship must be confident that they will fly absolutely without any problems, regardless of the weather, time, climate, brightness, weather conditions, temperature, altitude... In order to achieve a flight higher quality, it is first necessary to know the history of the flight of the man from its inception up today. The present paper wants to present history human flight, as she was in a vision as realistic as possible. The paper is addressed to in the first place to all those who contributed or still contribute to the achievement of this beautiful dream of the man, the flight. According to Aulus Gellius, Archytas philosopher of the old Greek, a mathematician, astronomers, law and political strategist, was considered that has designed and built around 400 B.C., first artificial device of the flight is self-propelled, a model in the form of bird propelled by an steam boost (an engine with the steamer) used as the reactor with steam, about whom they say he flew effectively to about 200 m altitude. This machine, named by its inventor “The Dove”, could be suspended on a wire to fly securely on a path of feed. The inventor of the berbers from the ninth century, Abbas Ibn Firnas, is considered by John Harding to be the first attempt of the flight heavier than air in the history of aviation. In 1010 AD, a British (English) monk, Eilmer of Malmesbury, assumed the piloting of a primitive sliding boat from the Malmesbury Abbey tower. It is said that Eilmer flew over 200 m (180 m) before landing and breaking his legs. He later remarked that the only reason he did not fly further was that he forgot to design his flight instrument and a queue, for which he redesigned his aircraft more technically, but his ancestor took Forbidden any other experiments on the grounds that they are bad (Satanic inspiration) and lead to serious accidents.

Note: © 2017 Relly Victoria Virgil Petrescu, Raffaella Aversa, Bilal Akash, Ronald Bucinell, Juan Corchado, Filippo Berto, MirMilad Mirsayar, Antonio Apicella and Florian Ion Tiberiu Petrescu. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

Suggested Citation

Petrescu, Relly Victoria and Aversa, Raffaella and Akash, B. and Bucinell, Ronald and Corchado, Juan and Berto, Filippo and Mirsayar, MirMilad and Apicella, Antonio and Petrescu, Florian Ion, History of Aviation - A Short Review (November 19, 2017). Journal of Aircraft and Spacecraft Technology 2017, 1(1). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3073974

Relly Victoria Petrescu

Polytechnic University of Bucharest - ARoTMM-IFToMM ( email )

Romania

Raffaella Aversa

Advanced Material Lab - Department of Architecture and Industrial Design ( email )

81031 Aversa (CE)
Italy

B. Akash

American University of Ras Al Khaimah ( email )

American University of Ras Al Khaimah
School of Graduate Studies and Research
Ras Al Khaimah, RAK 10021
United Arab Emirates

HOME PAGE: http://www.aurak.ac.ae

Ronald Bucinell

Union College ( email )

Schenectady, NY 12308-3151
United States

Juan Corchado

University of Salamanca ( email )

Campus Miguel de Unamuno
ES-37007 Salamanca, Salamanca 23007
Spain

Filippo Berto

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Engineering Design and Materials ( email )

Trondheim
Norway

MirMilad Mirsayar

Texas A&M University - Department of Civil Engineering ( email )

College Station, TX
United States

Antonio Apicella

Advanced Material Lab - Department of Architecture and Industrial Design ( email )

81031 Aversa (CE)
Italy

Florian Ion Petrescu (Contact Author)

Polytechnic University of Bucharest - ARoTMM-IFToMM ( email )

Romania

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