Leonardo da Vinci Quote

Since the wings are swifter to press the air than the air is to escape from beneath the wings the air becomes condensed and resists the movement of the wings; and the motive power of these wings by subduing the resistance of the air raises itself in a contrary movement to the movement of the wings.


The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci (MacCurdy, 1938) - XVII Flight

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Since the wings are swifter to press the air than the air is to escape from beneath the wings the air becomes condensed and resists the movement of...

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Since the wings are swifter to press the air than the air is to escape from beneath the wings the air becomes condensed and resists the movement of...

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Since the wings are swifter to press the air than the air is to escape from beneath the wings the air becomes condensed and resists the movement of...

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Since the wings are swifter to press the air than the air is to escape from beneath the wings the air becomes condensed and resists the movement of...