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The pioneers of flight : a documentary history, Phil Scott

Label
The pioneers of flight : a documentary history
Title
The pioneers of flight
Title remainder
a documentary history
Statement of responsibility
Phil Scott
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of writings by many of the pioneers of flight that discuss their ideas, scientific discoveries, and flight attempts
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
629.13/09
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL507
LC item number
.C34 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Scott, Phil
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aeronautics
  • Aeronautics
  • Aeronautics
  • Aeronautics
  • Aeronautics
Label
The pioneers of flight : a documentary history, Phil Scott
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The Origins of the Practical Airplane -- 1. Daedalus and Icarus / Ovid and Horace Gregory -- 2. The Short, Happy Flight of King Bladud / Geoffrey of Monmouth and Lewis Thorpe -- 3. Oliver of Malmesbury, the Flying Monk / Bescherelle / Octave Chanute -- 4. The Saracen of Constantinople / Octave Chanute -- 5. The Aerial Ship / Francisco de Lana Terzi -- 6. The Flight of Birds / Giovanni Alphonso Borelli -- 7. "Some Fire, My Dear Friend, Some Fire!" / Marquis d'Arlandes -- 8. The Flight of the Sycamore Seed / George Cayley -- 9. On Aerial Navigation / George Cayley -- 10. "Certain Improvements in Locomotive Apparatus and Machinery for Conveying Letters, Goods, and Passengers from Place to Place Through the Air, Part of Which Improvements Are Applicable to Locomotive and Other Machinery to Be Used on Water and on Land." / William Henson -- 11. Proposal / William Henson -- 12. "We Feel Very Sanguine as to the Results of Our Endeavour ..." / William Henson and George Cayley -- 13. "Memoir of the Late John Stringfellow" / Frederick W. Brearey -- 14. The Artificial Bird of Captain Le Bris / Octave Chanute -- 15. "My Apparatus, No. 3, the Light, Imperfect One" / Pierre Mouillard and Octave Chanute -- 16. "My Late Brother Otto" / Gustav Lilienthal -- 17. The Trials of the Eole / Clement Ader -- 18. Progress in Flying Machines: Introduction / Octave Chanute -- 19. Progress in Flying Machines: Conclusion / Octave Chanute -- 20. "I Have Been Afflicted With the Belief That Flight Is Possible to Man" / Wilbur Wright -- 21. The First Journey to Kitty Hawk / Wilbur Wright -- 22. Life at Kitty Hawk, 1900 / Orville Wright -- 23. Life at Kitty Hawk, 1901 / Orville Wright -- 24. Life at Kitty Hawk, 1902 / Orville Wright -- 25. Mr. Chanute in Paris / Ernest Archdeacon -- 26. Experiments With the Langley Aerodrome / S.P. Langley -- 27. Life at Kitty Hawk, 1903 / Orville Wright -- 28. "We Tossed a Coin to Decide ..." / Orville Wright -- 29. "Success Assured Keep Quiet" / Orville Wright -- 30. "Mr. Daniels Took a Picture Just as It Left the Tracks" / Orville Wright -- 31. "Success Four Flights Thursday Morning" / Orville Wright -- 32. "Two Ohio Brothers Crowned With Success" / Norfolk Virginian-Pilot -- 33. The Wright Boys Are Coming Home / Dayton Daily News -- 34. Statement to the Associated Press / Wright Brothers -- 35. Fall Wrecks Airship / The New York Times -- 36. What Hath God Wrought? / Amos Root -- 37. "We Are Prepared to Furnish a Machine on Contract ..." / Wright Brothers and War Department -- 38. "Like Everybody Else, I Cried: 'Bravo! Bravo!'" / Antoinette Gastambide -- 39. Competition / Gabriel Voison and Oliver Stewart -- 40. Beginning to Fly / Glenn Curtiss and Augustus M. Post -- 41. The June Bug / Glenn Curtiss and Augustus M. Post -- 42. "We Would Be Glad to Take Up the Matter of a License ..." / Orville Wright -- 43. The Pioneers of Flight / Claude Grahame-White -- 44. Bleriot Tells of His Flight -- Dropped Crutches to Do It / Louis Bleriot -- 45. The First Air Meet / Glenn Curtiss -- 46. An Exchange Between Two Old Friends / Wilbur Wright and Octave Chanute -- 47. "The Cheering Subsided to a Silent Prayer ..." / New York American -- 48. Down the Hudson River / Glenn Curtiss and Augustus M. Post -- 49. Finding His Wings / Adelaide Ovington -- 50. How a Woman Learns to Fly / Harriet Quimby -- 51. "Canvas, Steel, and Wire" / Cal Rodgers -- 52. The Sensation of Flying / Claude Grahame-White -- 53. Why I Looped the Loop / A. Pegoud -- 54. Johannisthal Days / Anthony Fokker and Bruce Gould -- 55. "A Short Life, Full of Consequences" / Milton Wright -- 56. The Credulous Farmer / Grover Loening
Control code
ocm39640054
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 234 pages
Isbn
9780691011172
Lccn
98038412
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o39640054
  • (OCoLC)39640054
Label
The pioneers of flight : a documentary history, Phil Scott
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The Origins of the Practical Airplane -- 1. Daedalus and Icarus / Ovid and Horace Gregory -- 2. The Short, Happy Flight of King Bladud / Geoffrey of Monmouth and Lewis Thorpe -- 3. Oliver of Malmesbury, the Flying Monk / Bescherelle / Octave Chanute -- 4. The Saracen of Constantinople / Octave Chanute -- 5. The Aerial Ship / Francisco de Lana Terzi -- 6. The Flight of Birds / Giovanni Alphonso Borelli -- 7. "Some Fire, My Dear Friend, Some Fire!" / Marquis d'Arlandes -- 8. The Flight of the Sycamore Seed / George Cayley -- 9. On Aerial Navigation / George Cayley -- 10. "Certain Improvements in Locomotive Apparatus and Machinery for Conveying Letters, Goods, and Passengers from Place to Place Through the Air, Part of Which Improvements Are Applicable to Locomotive and Other Machinery to Be Used on Water and on Land." / William Henson -- 11. Proposal / William Henson -- 12. "We Feel Very Sanguine as to the Results of Our Endeavour ..." / William Henson and George Cayley -- 13. "Memoir of the Late John Stringfellow" / Frederick W. Brearey -- 14. The Artificial Bird of Captain Le Bris / Octave Chanute -- 15. "My Apparatus, No. 3, the Light, Imperfect One" / Pierre Mouillard and Octave Chanute -- 16. "My Late Brother Otto" / Gustav Lilienthal -- 17. The Trials of the Eole / Clement Ader -- 18. Progress in Flying Machines: Introduction / Octave Chanute -- 19. Progress in Flying Machines: Conclusion / Octave Chanute -- 20. "I Have Been Afflicted With the Belief That Flight Is Possible to Man" / Wilbur Wright -- 21. The First Journey to Kitty Hawk / Wilbur Wright -- 22. Life at Kitty Hawk, 1900 / Orville Wright -- 23. Life at Kitty Hawk, 1901 / Orville Wright -- 24. Life at Kitty Hawk, 1902 / Orville Wright -- 25. Mr. Chanute in Paris / Ernest Archdeacon -- 26. Experiments With the Langley Aerodrome / S.P. Langley -- 27. Life at Kitty Hawk, 1903 / Orville Wright -- 28. "We Tossed a Coin to Decide ..." / Orville Wright -- 29. "Success Assured Keep Quiet" / Orville Wright -- 30. "Mr. Daniels Took a Picture Just as It Left the Tracks" / Orville Wright -- 31. "Success Four Flights Thursday Morning" / Orville Wright -- 32. "Two Ohio Brothers Crowned With Success" / Norfolk Virginian-Pilot -- 33. The Wright Boys Are Coming Home / Dayton Daily News -- 34. Statement to the Associated Press / Wright Brothers -- 35. Fall Wrecks Airship / The New York Times -- 36. What Hath God Wrought? / Amos Root -- 37. "We Are Prepared to Furnish a Machine on Contract ..." / Wright Brothers and War Department -- 38. "Like Everybody Else, I Cried: 'Bravo! Bravo!'" / Antoinette Gastambide -- 39. Competition / Gabriel Voison and Oliver Stewart -- 40. Beginning to Fly / Glenn Curtiss and Augustus M. Post -- 41. The June Bug / Glenn Curtiss and Augustus M. Post -- 42. "We Would Be Glad to Take Up the Matter of a License ..." / Orville Wright -- 43. The Pioneers of Flight / Claude Grahame-White -- 44. Bleriot Tells of His Flight -- Dropped Crutches to Do It / Louis Bleriot -- 45. The First Air Meet / Glenn Curtiss -- 46. An Exchange Between Two Old Friends / Wilbur Wright and Octave Chanute -- 47. "The Cheering Subsided to a Silent Prayer ..." / New York American -- 48. Down the Hudson River / Glenn Curtiss and Augustus M. Post -- 49. Finding His Wings / Adelaide Ovington -- 50. How a Woman Learns to Fly / Harriet Quimby -- 51. "Canvas, Steel, and Wire" / Cal Rodgers -- 52. The Sensation of Flying / Claude Grahame-White -- 53. Why I Looped the Loop / A. Pegoud -- 54. Johannisthal Days / Anthony Fokker and Bruce Gould -- 55. "A Short Life, Full of Consequences" / Milton Wright -- 56. The Credulous Farmer / Grover Loening
Control code
ocm39640054
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 234 pages
Isbn
9780691011172
Lccn
98038412
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o39640054
  • (OCoLC)39640054

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