Cover image for The wrong stuff? : [attempts at flight before (& after) the Wright Brothers]
Title:
The wrong stuff? : [attempts at flight before (& after) the Wright Brothers]
Author:
Scott, Phil, 1961-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Hylas Publishing, 2003.
Physical Description:
220 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.

Subtitle from cover.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781592580446
Format :
Book

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Central Library TL515 .S414 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

The first book-length pictorial review of aviation history told through its most creative disasters.


Author Notes

Phil Scott A frequent contributor to Air & Space/ Smithsonian, AOPA Pilot, Boating, and Scientific American, Scott lives in Manhattan with his wife Krista and their cat, Kitty


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 10
Da Vinci's Great Birdp. 16
Henson's Aerial Steam Carriagep. 20
Le Bris Albatrossp. 22
Alexander Mozhaiski's Steam Monoplanep. 24
Clement Ader's Eole and Avion IIIp. 26
Miller Flying Machinep. 28
The Phillips Multiplanep. 30
Maxim's Kitep. 34
Whitehead No. 21p. 36
Kress Triple Tandem Seaplanep. 38
Langley Aerodromep. 40
The Wright 1904 Flyerp. 44
Zerbe Multiplanep. 48
Bleriot No. V.p. 50
Alberto Santos-Dumont's 14 bisp. 52
Vuia No. 1p. 54
Dorand Aeroplanep. 56
Alexander Graham Bell's Cygnetp. 58
d'Equevilley Multiplanep. 60
Givaudanp. 64
Coanda Turbo-propulseurp. 66
Sikorsky H-2 Helicopterp. 68
1912 Aviettep. 70
Fabre Hydravionp. 72
Pfitzner Monoplanep. 74
Vin Fiz Flyerp. 78
Petroczy-Karman-Zurovec PKZ-2 Helicopterp. 82
Curtiss Autoplanep. 84
Fokker Dr.1p. 88
Tarrant Taborp. 90
Caproni Ca. 60p. 94
Brunelli Lifting Bodiesp. 96
Pescara's Helicopterp. 98
Gerhardt Cycleplanep. 100
Maiwurm Tilt Wingp. 102
Bleriot 125p. 106
Florine Tandem Rotor Helicopterp. 110
Gee Bee R-1 Super Sportsterp. 112
Herrick Vertoplanep. 114
Supermarine Nighthawk Quadruplanep. 118
XF-11p. 120
The Budd Conestogap. 122
Custer Channel Wingp. 126
Northrop N-1M Jeep and N-9M Flying Wingp. 130
Vought V-173 "Flying Pancake"p. 134
Hafner Rotabuggyp. 138
Fieseler Fi 103R Reichenbergp. 142
Blohm und Voss Bv 141p. 146
Bristol Type 167 Brabazonp. 148
Northrop XP-56p. 150
Dornier Do 335 Pfielp. 152
Curtiss-Wright XP-55p. 156
Bachem Ba 348 Natterp. 158
Northrop XP-79p. 160
Yokosuka MXY7 Ohkap. 162
Horten Ho IX (Gotha Go 229)p. 164
Hughes H-4 Herculesp. 168
Bell RP-63A Kingcobrap. 172
Messerschmitt Me 163 Kometp. 176
McDonnel XP-85 Goblinp. 178
Convair XF2Y-1 Sea Dartp. 182
Ryan X-13 Vertijetp. 184
Taylor Aerocar Model 1p. 188
Convair X-6p. 192
McDonnell F3H-1 Demonp. 194
SNECMA VTOLp. 196
The Goodyear Inflatoplanep. 198
Rogallo Wingp. 200
Ryan XV-8A Fleepp. 202
Convair XFY-1 Pogop. 204
Curtiss-Wright X-19 VTOLp. 206
Rhein-Flugzeugbau Fantrainer 600p. 208
NASA/Ames AD-1p. 210
Glossaryp. 214
Indexp. 216

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