Birdmen

Author: Lawrence Goldstone
Publisher:
ISBN: 0345538056
Size: 53.24 MB
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The award-winning author of Lefty explores the life-risking rivalry between the Wright Brothers and machinist Glenn Hammond Curtiss, assessing how their patent war shaped early aviation and ultimately cost one of the men his life. 15,000 ...

Glenn Curtiss Pioneer Of Flight

Author: Cecil R. Roseberry
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
ISBN: 9780815602644
Size: 75.76 MB
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Records the career of the engineer who greatly influenced the growth of American aviation during the first thirty years of the century More than just a biography, this is also a well-documented history of the development of aviation and ...

Hero Of The Air

Author: William Trimble
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
ISBN: 1612514111
Size: 28.22 MB
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This book s careful examination of his partnership with the Navy breaks new ground in revealing significant new details of his contributions.

Unlocking The Sky

Author: Seth Shulman
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061846939
Size: 75.90 MB
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Unlocking the Sky tells the extraordinary tale of the race to design, refine, and manufacture a manned flying machine, a race that took place in the air, on the ground, and in the courtrooms of America.

Glenn Curtiss

Author: Alden Hatch
Publisher: Lyons Press
ISBN: 9781599211459
Size: 62.86 MB
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In this classic title, Alden Hatch offers the biography of one of the most influential men in twentieth-century American technology.

Drive

Author: Lawrence Goldstone
Publisher:
ISBN: 0553394185
Size: 23.94 MB
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Lawrence Goldstone tells the fascinating story of how the internal combustion engine, a "theory looking for an application," evolved into an innovation that would change history.

To Conquer The Air

Author: James Tobin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439135495
Size: 80.34 MB
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James Tobin, award-winning author of Ernie Pyle's War and The Man He Became, has penned the definitive account of the inspiring and impassioned race between the Wright brothers and their primary rival Samuel Langley across ten years and two ...

Quest For Flight

Author: Gary B. Fogel
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 0806187816
Size: 67.16 MB
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Re-examining the history of American aviation, Craig S. Harwood and Gary B. Fogel present the story of human efforts to take to the skies.

Pendulum

Author: Jack Carpenter
Publisher: Arsdalen Bosch
ISBN: 9780960073610
Size: 57.14 MB
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Deconstructing Penguins

Author: Lawrence Goldstone
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0307415031
Size: 36.11 MB
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Featuring fun and incisive discussions of numerous children’s classics, this dynamic guide highlights key elements–theme, setting, character, point of view, climax, and conflict–and paves the way for meaningful conversations between ...