The History of the Airplane

The History of the Airplane

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Baker & Taylor
Traces the development of the airplane, from the study of flight through kites, hot air balloons, gliders, and blimps to the application in passenger, commercial, and military operations.

Child's World
In 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright designed a lightweight airplane and made the first recorded flight in history. More than 100 years later, travelers board planes every day and jet across the globe within a matter of hours. Learn how even ancient people once dreamt of taking to the skies, and discover how this dream ultimately developed into an innovative reality.

Publisher: Chanhassen, Minn. : Child's World, c2005
ISBN: 1592963420 (library bound : alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: J629.13009 SOM
Characteristics: 32 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Cochrane, Dorothy

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