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A dream of wings : Americans and the airplane, 1875-1905 / Tom D. Crouch.


1st ed.. New York : Norton, [1981] .
ISBN 9780393013856, 0393013855

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Subjects Aeronautics -- United States -- History.
Aeronautics.
United States.
Description 349 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
©1981
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 330-337) and index.
Contents 1. Huffman Prairie, 1904 -- 2. An engineer discovers the airplane -- 3. Experiments in aerodynamics -- 4. Chanute and Progress in Flying Machines -- 5. A meeting in Chicago -- 6. Boston : the third circle -- 7. S.P. Langley : the scientist as engineer -- 8. Lilienthal and the Americans -- 9. Chanute : the glider years -- 10. Herring Alone, 1896-1898 -- 11. Two gentlemen from Dayton -- 12. The great aerodrome -- 13. December 1903 : the month of the flying machines -- Epilogue : the old order passes, 1905-1948.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6447217
(OCoLC)ocm06447217
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WorldCat Identities Crouch, Tom D.
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