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Glenn Curtiss : pioneer of aviation

Author: Alden Hatch
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although the Wright Brothers are remembered for achieving the first human flight, Glenn Curtiss stands as one of, if not the, most important aviator in history. Like his close personal friend,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Glenn Hammond Curtiss; Glenn Hammond Curtiss
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alden Hatch
ISBN: 9781599211459 1599211459
OCLC Number: 148949451
Notes: Orignally published: New York : J. Messner, 1942.
Includes index.
Description: x, 273 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Captain Baldwin finds a motor --
The house on the hill --
"Call me G. H." --
The daring young man on the flying motorcycle --
The nut from California --
The 'California Arrow' hits the mark --
Lost: one airship --
Glenn Curtiss takes the air --
The birthday of the new world --
Aerial experiment --
As a june bug flies --
'Scientific American' --
Wreckage --
Association ended --
'Gold Bug' --
Coupe Internationale d'Aviation --
The legal jungle --
From Albany --
Wings for the Navy --
The 13 team --
A boat that flies --
Transatlantic --
Aerial navies --
The flight of the NC-4 --
"When time no longer means so much...".
Responsibility: Alden Hatch ; introduction by R.L. Rasmussen.

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