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Men Who Changed the World: The Aviation Pioneers
Peter G. Cooksley (au)
When the Wright bros. made their first-ever manned powered flight on Dec. 17, 1903, the event heralded the birth of one of the most far-reaching inventions in the history of mankind. This book begins with an overview of mankind’s fascination with flight before examining the early lives & background of the Wright bros. Reviews their early trials with gliders & the steps that led them to building & flying the world’s first powered aircraft. Describes the success of the Wright flyer & the granting of manufacturing licenses for the aircraft around the world. Compares the achievements of other aviation pioneers like Cayley, Lilienthal, Maxim, Pilcher, Santos-Dumont, Cody & Bleriot with the Wrights & with one another. Archival photos, illus., line drawings & maps.
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