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Title:
Flying boats & seaplanes : a history from 1905
Author:
Nicolaou, Stéphane.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Hydravions. English
Publication Information:
Osceola, WI : MBI Publishing, 1998.
Physical Description:
191 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780760306215
Format :
Book

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Central Library TL684 .N53 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Yesterday's seaplanes played a major role in the development of aviation. This exceptional book recalls the history of seaplanes throughout the world, the enthusiasm of the masses, and the rapid technical development of the machines over a period where aviation offered a new dimension of life. Flying Boats and Seaplanes describes the golden years of hydraviation, its decline, and tells why some countries are still the "seaplane's paradise". Recommended.


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