Flight 100 Years of Aviation by Reg Grant
  

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Flight 100 Years of Aviation by Reg Grant

This title contains 100 years of airborne innovation and adventure for aviation fans - in a new compact edition. From the Wright brothers' first powered flight, to Concorde's final voyage and the tragic crash of the Columbia, take a sky-high journey through the history of aviation. Charting the trailblazers, jet test pilots and constant progress at the cutting-edge of technology, every aspect of flight is explored. Recalling memorable events - record-breaking flights, aerial warfare and terrorist hijackings - this is the story of how man's dream to fly became a reality and central to modern history. It is endorsed by the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum and the Imperial War Museum, Duxford.

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A thorough, beautifully presented history of aviation The Times

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Format

Hardback
452 pages

Author

Reg Grant
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Publisher

DK an imprint of Dorling Kindersley Ltd

Publication date

1st April 2010

ISBN

9781405353427


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