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Charles William Strobell invented Ornithopter Wing Structures. According to Dr. Strobell, these structures are effective because the wing is expandable during the downward stroke of the wing and contractible during the upward stroke of the wing.

Identifier

NASM.XXXX.0599

Creator

Strobell, Charles William

Date

1930-1933

Provenance

R.C. Strobell, 1955, XXXX-0599

Extent

0.05 Linear feet

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Legal documents

Notes

Correspondence

Drawings

Scope and Contents

This collection includes: 1) Legal documents; 2) Papers related with patents; 3) Descriptions of his idea; 4) Handwritten notes; 5) Correspondences; 6) and Drawings.

Genre/Form

Legal documents

Notes

Correspondence

Drawings

Rights

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Names

Strobell, Charles William

Topics Ornithopters
Ornithopter wing structures
Aeronautics

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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