Flying Machines

Flying Machines

How the Wright Brothers Soared

Book - 2017 | First edition
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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: 9781626721401 (hardcover)
1626721408 (hardcover)
9781626721395 (paperback)
Branch Call Number: JGN 629.130092 WIL
Characteristics: 113 pages : chiefly color illustration ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Brooks, Molly Grayson - Illustrator


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May 11, 2018

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


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