Flying Machines

Flying Machines

How the Wright Brothers Soared

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"In an era of dirigibles and hot air balloons, the Wright brothers were among the first innovators of heavier-than-air flight. But in the hotly competitive international race toward flight, Orville and Wilbur were up against a lot more than bad weather. Mechanical failures, lack of information, and even other aviators complicated the Wright brothers' journey. But thanks to their carefully recorded experiments and a healthy dash of bravery, the Wright brothers' flying machines took off" -- Page [4] of cover.
Publisher: New York :, First Second, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press,, [2017]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781626721395
1626721394
9781626721401
1626721408
Characteristics: 113 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Brooks, Molly Grayson - Illustrator

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wildct2003
May 11, 2018

Very good book. It does go beyond the Wright brothers into the jet age. Recommended.

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