Contains 100 years of airborne innovation and adventure for aviation fans. This edition covers topics ranging from the Wright brothers' first powered flight, to Concorde's final voyage and the tragic crash of the Columbia. It is the story of how man's dream to fly became a reality and central to modern history.
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This title contains 100 years of airborne innovation and adventure for aviation fans - in a new compact edition. From the Wright brothers' first powered flight, to Concorde's final voyage and the tragic crash of the Columbia, take a sky-high journey through the history of aviation. Charting the trailblazers, jet test pilots and constant progress at the cutting-edge of technology, every aspect of flight is explored. Recalling memorable events - record-breaking flights, aerial warfare and terrorist hijackings - this is the story of how man's dream to fly became a reality and central to modern history. It is endorsed by the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum and the Imperial War Museum, Duxford.
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