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A History of Early Aviation [Paperback]

Wilbur Wright , Orville Wright , William Claxton

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Book Description

April 26 2009
The pioneers of aviation. The firsthand account by the Wright Brothers of their early experiments with gliders and the first powered flight, and William J Claxton's account of early balloon flight and aircraft development to World War One.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 168 pages
  • Publisher: Red and Black Publishers (April 26 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1934941565
  • ISBN-13: 978-1934941560
  • Product Dimensions: 0.9 x 15.2 x 22.6 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 240 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,658,744 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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3.0 out of 5 stars A mixed bag May 30 2009
By Freddy Frustrate - Published on Amazon.com
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The first three articles by Orville and Wilbur Wright were very good. Written by the two people on earth that really knew what they were doing.
The last section by Claxton, regretably taking up most of the book, primarily deals with the history of aviation in England before and during WWI. Unfortunately, this section was of limited interest to me.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Stagg Lane shows up Brooklands April 8 2011
By dtheta/dr - Published on Amazon.com
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After the Napster fiasco anything with original Wright facts rather than Curtiss finesse helps to avoid the dark shadow of copying.

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