"The Times" Aviators : A History in Photographs

Author(s): Michael Taylor


To mark the centenary of the first powered flight by the Wright Brothers in December 1903, The Times Aviators presents a photographic history of flight and flyers, from the pioneering days to the jet age.On 17 December 1903 the world changed forever. The first powered flight by the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, ushered in the era of powered flight which has transformed and shaped all aspects of modern life.Beginning somewhat earlier, The Times Aviators tracks the development of aviation, from the failed attempts at flying machines at the end of the 19th century, such as Lilienthal

2003. First edition. A fine copy in a very good, unclipped d/w with a small tear to the front fore edge.


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  • : 9780007161249
  • : Times Books
  • : Times Books
  • : books

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  • : Hardback
  • : Michael Taylor