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Flying machines : how the Wright brothers soared

Author: Alison Wilgus; Molly Brooks
Publisher: New York : First Second, 2017
Series: Science comics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : English : 1. editionView all editions and formats
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Tegneserie. In an era of dirigibles and hot air balloons, the Wright brothers were among the first innovators of heavier-than-air flight. But in the hotly competitive international race toward flight, Orville and Wilbur were up against a lot more than bad weather. Mechanical failures, lack of information, and even other aviators complicated the Wright brothers' journey. But thanks to their carefully recorded  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biografier
Named Person: Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Wilgus; Molly Brooks
ISBN: 9781626721395 1626721394 9781626721401 1626721408
OCLC Number: 1022837735
Description: 113 sider : alle illustrations i farver
Series Title: Science comics

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In FLYING MACHINES we follow the famous aviators from their bicycle shop in Dayton, Ohio, to the fields of North Carolina where they planned to make their famous flights.  Read more...

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