Superposed Wings

Some articles on superposed wings, wing:

Francis Herbert Wenham
... The paper introduced the idea of superposed wings in a flying machine, a concept Wenham tested in 1858 with a multiwing glider, although it did not actually fly ... Superposed wings increased the lifting area and avoided the structural problems of excessive wing length ... Wenham first tested superposed wings in 1866 with a model that resembled a Venetian blind ...

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