The Mastery of the Air

The Mastery of the Air

by William J. Claxton
     
 

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This book makes no pretence of going minutely into the technical and scientific sides of human flight: rather does it deal mainly with the real achievements of pioneers who have helped to make aviation what it is to-day.

My chief object has been to arouse among my readers an intelligent interest in the art of flight, and, profiting by friendly criticism of

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This book makes no pretence of going minutely into the technical and scientific sides of human flight: rather does it deal mainly with the real achievements of pioneers who have helped to make aviation what it is to-day.

My chief object has been to arouse among my readers an intelligent interest in the art of flight, and, profiting by friendly criticism of several of my former works, I imagine that this is best obtained by setting forth the romance of triumph in the realms of an element which has defied man for untold centuries, rather than to give a mass of scientific principles which appeal to no one but the expert.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781406513851
Publisher:
Dodo Press
Publication date:
02/28/2007
Pages:
148
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.34(d)
Age Range:
1 - 17 Years

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