[<< wikiquote] Frederick W. Lanchester
Frederick William Lanchester (23 October 1868 – 8 March 1946) was a British polymath, who also published poetry under the pseudonym Paul Netherton-Herries.


== Quotes ==
The salmon may be cited as typically fish-shaped fish.
Aerodynamics, constituting the first volume of a complete work on aerial flight (1906), Chapter 1, page 33
On this question of armour it cannot be too strongly insisted that anything less than the thickness necessary definitely to stop the projectile is worse than useless; a "mushroomed" bullet, possibly accompanied by a few detached fragments of steel, is infinitely more disagreeable and dangerous than a bullet which has not been upset.
Aircraft in Warfare (1916), chapter III, § 12, page 29.


== About Lanchester ==
Mr. Lanchester seems to be the first man who has considered and mastered the fact and theory of every phase of the subject before sitting down to write.
"The Morning Post," October 27th, 1908, reviewing one of his books on aeronautics.


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