The Wright Brothers and Other Pioneers of Flight (Story of Flight) (Library Binding)
One hundred years ago on December 17, 1903, the Wright Brothers made the first successful powered flight. The venture kicked off a frenzy for flight at the turn of the century. Children will love the large realistic illustrations and photos in this entertaining book that details the triumphs and follies of: - Sir George Cayley - Clement Ader - Otto Lilienthal - S.P. Langly - Orville and Wilbur Wright - Santos-Dumont - Louis Bl riot and Henry Farman - Glenn Curtiss and other record setters at Reims - Calbraith Perry Rodgers - S.F. Cody and military aircraft - Petr Nesterov and the daredevilsOle Steen - Sikorsky and his helicopter - plane identification guide.