Engineering and Historical Analysis
by Dr. Gordon Leishman


Dr. J. Gordon Leishman holds the Minta Martin Chair of Engineering and is a Professor of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Maryland. A former aerodynamicist at Westland Helicopters, Dr. Leishman has written extensively on topics in helicopter aerodynamics and helicopter technology. He is also the author of the book Principles of Helicopter Aerodynamics. Dr. Leishman is a Technical Fellow of the American Helicopter Society, a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, and an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He also serves as Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of the American Helicopter Society.


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Engineering Analysis of the 1907 Cornu Helicopter

J. Gordon Leishman and Bradley Johnson
Department of Aerospace Engineering
Glenn L. Martin Institute of Technology
University of Maryland, College Park, MD