Nearly three dozen civilian and military helicopters, autogiros
and convertiplanes wow visitors at the American Helicopter Museum and Education Center, where films, memoirs, documents and choppers old and new detail the past, present and future of rotary aircraft.
With entertaining references to the movies and amusing anecdotes, Parker explains in easily understood terms the physics behind skydiving, holograms, autogiros
, electromagnetic pulses, Geiger counters, hydrogen bombs, and other nifty devices.
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