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Test Pilots The Frontiersmen of Flight, Revised Edition

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ISBN-10: 0874745497

ISBN-13: 9780874745498

Edition: 2nd 1988 (Revised)

Authors: Richard P. Hallion, Michael Collins

List price: $24.95
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If you really wish to learn wrote Wilbur Wright, you must mount a machine and become acquainted with its tricks by actual trial. And even before the Wright Flyer took off on its history-making first flight, intrepid researchers had been testing many different flying machines: the hapless tower jumpers of the Dark Ages; the balloonist of the eighteenth century; the glider builders of the nineteenth. In Test Pilots, Richard P. Hallion chronicles the history of test pilots from these early explorers to today's military men.
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1988
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press
Publication date: 5/17/1988
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 462
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English