York Science & Innovation Grand Tour May - Sept 2012

Sponsored by Aviva

34 The Lodge, Museum Gardens

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Sir George Cayley (1773-1857), ‘Father of Aeronautics’, first realised the forces involved in heavier-than-air flight, paving the way to modern aeroplane wing construction.

Sir George Cayley, prolific Yorkshire scientist, first recognised interrelationships between lift, thrust, gravity and drag in aeroplane development – turning it into manned flight in 1851. He was a founder of the British Association for Science (1831) and its parent, the Yorkshire Philosophical Society (1822), still based in these Museum Gardens.

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