Flight: 100 Years of Aviation

Flight: 100 Years of Aviation

R. G. Grant


From the early pioneers to the most recent spaceflight know-how, this groundbreaking booklet charts the inspirational tale at the back of humankind's conquest of the skies. within the a hundred years because the Wright brothers' first powered flight, aviation has witnessed many memorable occasions. From record-breaking flights and aerial struggle, to advances in airplane layout and the race for area, Flight covers the main memorable moments within the historical past of aviation. Describing the feats of the courageous women and men who piloted the early flying machines, to the pioneers of long-distance flight and the try pilots who ushered within the jet age, Flight is a gripping narrative of humankind's quest to beat the skies and discover area. Loaded with magnificent full-color images, dramatic first-hand bills, and fact-filled profiles on an important diversity of plane, this is often a charming account of a century of innovation and event.

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