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Movement in Air

Andrew A. Biewener and Shelia N. Patek (eds)

in Animal Locomotion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198743156
eISBN:
9780191803031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198743156.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ecology

Aerial flight involves the same fluid mechanical principles as aquatic locomotion. However, the 800-fold lower density of air compared with water has marked consequences on the mechanisms of aerial ... More


Origins of Marine Corps Aviation

Wray R. Johnson and Wray R. Johnson

in Biplanes at War: US Marine Corps Aviation in the Small Wars Era, 1915-1934

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177045
eISBN:
9780813177076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177045.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter explores the advent of aviation in the US Marine Corps, beginning with the determination of Alfred A. Cunningham to excite the Corps’ interest in the possibilities of heavier-than-air ... More


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