A documentary history of the aircraft Strela

Archival documents shed new light on the history of Strela (Arrow), the first aircraft with a triangular wing. These materials allow corrections of some errors in the existing literature regarding the chronology and the process of designing and testing Strela in 1934-1938. The records also show that the motivation for the project came from intelligence reports of a similar attempt underway in Japan. 

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, A documentary history of the aircraft Strela, Voprosy Istorii Estestvoznaniia i Tekhniki [Studies in History of Science and Technology], , p.  64-73

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