The Passion That Left the Ground

The Passion That Left the Ground

by Stephen H. King
     
 

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This extremely well-researched book is about the airplanes that one of France’s genuine 20th Century geniuses - Leon Levavasseur - designed and built during the Golden Age of aviation. Woven throughout the text are side discussions of contemporary issues that bring this era to life, such as the flying of the French pioneer Hubert Latham at the competitions in

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This extremely well-researched book is about the airplanes that one of France’s genuine 20th Century geniuses - Leon Levavasseur - designed and built during the Golden Age of aviation. Woven throughout the text are side discussions of contemporary issues that bring this era to life, such as the flying of the French pioneer Hubert Latham at the competitions in Europe and the United States, the Wright brothers’ experiences in France, and the French military’s attitude towards aviation from 1910 leading up to the outbreak of World War One. There are 50 pages of photographs in this book, many of which have never been published before, and they richly enhance the book.



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ISBN-13:
9781625392190
Publisher:
Word Association Publishers.
Publication date:
05/16/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
29 MB
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