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The first transatlantic flight.

Author: Michael Rosen; Richard Scollins
Publisher: Wayland, 1989.
Series: Great journeys.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gives accounts of the first pioneers of aviation and their flights across North Atlantic Ocean.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Rosen; Richard Scollins
ISBN: 185210631X 9781852106317
OCLC Number: 59890947
Description: 32 pages.
Contents: Into the sky; early flight 1908-1919; Atlantic challenge; preparations in Britain; problems in Newfoundland; a problem halved; the race against time; ready for take-off; across the Atlantic; crash landing; new adventures; Charles Lindberg; flying the Atlantic.
Series Title: Great journeys.

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Each book in this series tells the story of a famous journey of exploration. This book describes experiments in early flight, focusing on the first non-stop flight across the Atlantic by John Alcock  Read more...

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