Flying Machines

Flying Machines

How the Wright Brothers Soared

Book - 2017
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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" -- Back cover.
Publisher: New York :, First Second,, 2017
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781626721401
Characteristics: 113 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm


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