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Author Burton, Walt.

Title The Wright Brothers legacy : Orville and Wilbur Wright and their aeroplanes / Walt Burton & Owen Findsen.

Imprint New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2003.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    OVERSZ 92 WRIGHT BUR    Available
Description 224 p. : ill. (some. col.) ; 30 cm.
Note Published to coincide with an exhibition held at the Dayton Art Institute, Ohio, from July 4 to Sept. 7, 2003 and at the Virginia Air & Space Center, Hampton, fron Nov. 1, 2003 to Jan. 11, 2004.
Contents The desire to fly -- Lifting the world with a kite -- Kitty Hawk, 1903 : first flight -- Learning to fly : Huffman Prairie -- Fort Meyer : selling the military flyer -- Postcards from Europe -- Homecoming -- Return to Fort Meyer -- Records and wrecks -- Wilbur : a look back -- Kitty Hawk and other monuments -- Orville : a life in review -- The Kitty Hawk flyer in exile -- The Wright Brothers' social impact.
Subject Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912.
Wright, Orville, 1871-1948.
Aeronautics -- United States -- Biography.
Wright Flyer (Airplane)
Added Author Findsen, Owen.
Dayton Art Institute.
ISBN 0810942674 (hc) : $37.50

 
    
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