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Strange and Wonderful Aircraft
by Harvey Weiss
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0395687160, Hardcover)Since ancient times people have dreamed of flying, and over the years many of them have tried to make those dreams come true. Some of their stories are legends, others are factual. With a wealth of illustrations, some from old prints and engravings and many by the author himself, Harvey Weiss tells the story of flight. He explains the principles involved, describes the various efforts of dreamers and inventors, and shows how you can make your own model plane.
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A history of flight and aircraft describes humankind's dream to take to the air since ancient times, explaining the principles of flying and the various efforts of inventors throughout history.
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