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Flight : the complete history of aviation

Author: R G Grant; National Air and Space Museum.; Duxford Imperial War Museum.
Publisher: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated and revised 2nd editionView all editions and formats
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A visual guide to aviation and man's conquest of the skies, covering the earliest pioneers of flight to modern-day space technology. Discover how we claimed the skies in Flight, from aviation pioneers of the past to astronauts of the future. Created in association with the Smithsonian Institution.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R G Grant; National Air and Space Museum.; Duxford Imperial War Museum.
ISBN: 1465463275 9781465463272 9780241298039 0241298032
OCLC Number: 958097772
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 452 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Age of the Pioneers --
Aircraft Go to War --
The Golden Age --
Battle for the Skies --
Cold War, Hot War --
Space Travel --
Shrinking World.
Responsibility: R.G. Grant.

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A visual guide to aviation and man's conquest of the skies, covering the earliest pioneers of flight to modern-day space technology. Discover how we claimed the skies in Flight, from aviation pioneers of the past to astronauts of the future. Created in association with the Smithsonian Institution.

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