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29-05-2015, 15:52

The Road to Kitty Hawk

The Road to Kitty Hawk
Author: Valerie Moolman
The Road to Kitty Hawk (The Epic of Flight)
Time-Life Books
Format: PDF
Pages: 184
Language: English
Size: 26.3 MB

This particular volume covers the span of history and myth from around 11 BC up to and through the Wright brothers successful achievement of powered flight in the early 1900s. In the process, it discusses such diverse flying objects, and hoped-for flying objects, as kites; balloons; manned and unmanned gliders; tower jumpers paraphernalia; parachutes; and finally powered craft, both successful and unsuccessful.

The Road to Kitty Hawk