Among the most flamboyant of aviation's pioneers was the Moisant family. Mathilde Moisant was one of the earliest of licensed women pilots. Amelia Earhart biographer Doris L. Rich draws on family interviews and long buried records to revive the Moisants' many adventures both in the air and on the ground. 13 photos.
|Publisher:||Smithsonian Institution Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.28(w) x 9.27(h) x 0.92(d)|
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This book portrays personalities more than the nuts and bolts of flight, yet, in doing so creates a real incite into the milieu of flying in the first decades of aviation. Bolstered by excellent scholarship, it is a great read about an aborbing and influential family.