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Aviation: The First 100 Years Aviation: The First 100 Years
An exciting and informative history filled with a wealth of full-color photographs enhancing a descriptive and accessible text written for readers of all backgrounds. January 15, 2002. By Bill Gunston, Hardcover, 192 pages.
Dimensions (in inches): 0.82 x 11.39 x 9.49
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Flight: 100 Years of Aviation Flight: 100 Years of Aviation
This sweeping compendium of milestones in 20th-century aviation history is published in association with the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum. September 1, 2002, by R. G. Grant and John R. Dailey, Hardcover, 440 pages.
Dimensions (in inches): 1.28 x 12.32 x 10.18
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A Brief History of Flight : From Balloons to Mach 3 and Beyond A Brief History of Flight
From Balloons to Mach 3 and Beyond
From the days before ballooning to the development of the Boeing 777, flight has fired our imaginations and transformed our lives. Meticulously researched and filled with entertaining first-person anecdotes, little-known historical facts, and offbeat humor, A Brief History of Flight puts into context the social, political, and economic factors that have stoked our passion for flight. October, 2000; by T. A. Heppenheimer, Hardcover, 454 pages.
Dimensions (in inches): 1.44 x 9.59 x 6.42
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100 Years of Flight, 17 Days of Glory (2003) 100 Years of Flight, 17 Days of Glory (2003)
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Enjoy exclusive footage of Opening Ceremonies,The Great Blimp Meet, the Balloon Celebration, and theNational Aviation Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies hosted by Harrison Ford, all of which were brought to a stunning finale at the 26th Annual Dayton Airshow starring all three North American Jet Performance Teams; the US Air Force Thunderbirds, the US Navy Blue Angels and the Canadian Snowbirds. Director Allen Farst gets up close and personal with politicians, former astronauts and celebrities as they reflect upon the importance of these festivities and discuss what aviation has meant to our history and what it means to our future. Also enjoy exclusive visits to today's leading general aviation manufacturers who share the same passion for flight as theWright Brothers did 100Years ago.
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Museum of Flight, 100 Years of Aviation History: From the Wright Brothers to the Moon Museum of Flight
100 Years of Aviation History: From the Wright Brothers to the Moon
November, 2002; Hardcover, 192 pages.
Dimensions (in inches): 0.86 x 8.82 x 11.38
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A Century of Triumph: The History of Aviation A Century of Triumph
The History of Aviation
Lavishly illustrated, and full of interesting facts touching on the highlights of aviation's first century. Over two hundred detailed illustrations, including dozens of cutaway images of aircraft structure. October 29, 2002. By Christopher Chant (Author), John Batchelor (Illustrator), 400 pages.
Dimensions (in inches): 1.23 x 10.12 x 10.48

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On Great White Wings: The Wright Brothers and the Race for Flight On Great White Wings
The Wright Brothers and the Race for Flight
With over 200 photographs and illustrations, shows how the brothers designed the Flyer and improved on subsequent models, competed with other aviators, and pursued legal battles over patent rights to certain designs. October 2001, by Spencer Dunmore, Fred E. C. Culick, Peter Christopher (Photographer), 176 pages.
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First Flight: The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Airplane First Flight
The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Airplane
A fully detailed chronicle of the brothers’ three-year struggle to accomplish this stunning feat, as well as a complete history of their subsequent and successful efforts to turn their Flyer into a functional aircraft. January 31, 2003. by T. A. Heppenheimer, Hardcover, 400 pages.
Dimensions (in inches): 1.27 x 9.32 x 6.48

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How We Invented the Airplane: An Illustrated History How We Invented the Airplane
An Illustrated History
This wonderful book chronicles the careers of Orville and Wilbur Wright. What makes the story of the Wright brothers so compelling is their deliberate, patient perserverance to discover how to make the dream of flight reality. By Orville Wright, 96 pages.
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To Conquer the Air : The Wright Brothers and the Great Race for Flight To Conquer the Air
The Wright Brothers and the Great Race for Flight
Imagine a race to achieve a great scientific breakthrough. Imagine this race pits a well-established, well-financed man of reputation: [Samuel Langely, secretary of the Smithsonian Institution] against a couple of brothers, unknowns and without formal training or higher education of any kind. Imagine that the brothers, against all odds, emerge triumphant. April 14, 2003. By James Tobin, 448 pages.
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Unlocking The Sky : Glenn Hammond Curtiss and the Race to Invent the AirplaneUnlocking The Sky
Glenn Hammond Curtiss and the Race to Invent the Airplane
Glenn Hammond Curtiss was the inventor of the aileron, retractable landing gear, pontoons, and was the originator of 500 inventions. He performed the first public flight in the United States, sold the first commercial airplane, and piloted the first flight from one American city to another. Unlocking the Sky suggests that Curtiss deserves at least near-equal billing with the brothers from Dayton with whom he fought a long legal battle. By Seth Shulman, September 1, 2003; Paperback, 288 pages.
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Ultimate Aircraft Ultimate Aircraft
Boldly illustrated and featuring 650 different aircraft from around the world. This highly readable text - structured chronologically, tells the story of both military and civilian flight, profiling key aircraft from each era. By Philip Jarrett, Hardcover, 168 pages.
Dimensions (in inches): 0.75 x 11.36 x 9.37

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