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Title:
The Wright Brothers legacy : Orville and Wilbur Wright and their aeroplanes
Author:
Burton, Walt.
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Publication Information:
New York : Harry N. Abrams, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
224 pages : illustrations (some. color) ; 30 cm
General Note:
Published to coincide with an exhibition held at the Dayton Art Institute, Ohio, from July 4 to Sept. 7, 2003 and at the Virginia Air & Space Center, Hampton, from Nov. 1, 2003 to Jan. 11, 2004.
Language:
English
Contents:
The desire to fly -- Lifting the world with a kite -- Kitty Hawk, 1903 : first flight -- Learning to fly : Huffman Prairie -- Fort Meyer : selling the military flyer -- Postcards from Europe -- Homecoming -- Return to Fort Meyer -- Records and wrecks -- Wilbur : a look back -- Kitty Hawk and other monuments -- Orville : a life in review -- The Kitty Hawk flyer in exile -- The Wright Brothers' social impact.
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ISBN:
9780810942677
Format :
Book

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