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A dream of wings : Americans and the airplane, 1875-1905

Author: Tom D Crouch
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom D Crouch
ISBN: 0393013855 9780393013856
OCLC Number: 6447217
Description: 349 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Huffman Prairie, 1904 --
2. An engineer discovers the airplane --
3. Experiments in aerodynamics --
4. Chanute and Progress in Flying Machines --
5. A meeting in Chicago --
6. Boston : the third circle --
7. S.P. Langley : the scientist as engineer --
8. Lilienthal and the Americans --
9. Chanute : the glider years --
10. Herring Alone, 1896-1898 --
11. Two gentlemen from Dayton --
12. The great aerodrome --
13. December 1903 : the month of the flying machines --
Epilogue : the old order passes, 1905-1948.
Responsibility: Tom D. Crouch.

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