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The first flight : the story of the Wright brothers

Author: Richard L Taylor
Publisher: New York : F. Watts, 1990.
Series: First book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : A Franklin Watts Library edView all editions and formats
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Describes how the Wright brothers developed the first airplane and places their achievement in the context of the aeronautic technology of the time.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright; Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard L Taylor
ISBN: 0531108910 9780531108918
OCLC Number: 20391892
Description: 63 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
Contents: Problems of manned flight --
Real-world laboratory --
How lift is produced --
Research continues --
Pick up the pieces and carry on --
Engine and propellers-real problem --
"Wright flyer" is born --
Success almost --
Now or never-Christmas is coming --
Facts, figures, important dates.
Series Title: First book.
Responsibility: Richard L. Taylor.

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Describes how the Wright brothers developed the first airplane and places their achievement in the context of the aeronautic technology of the time.

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