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Early Years

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ISBN-10: 1550464078

ISBN-13: 9781550464078

Edition: 2003

Authors: Ron Dick, Dan Patterson, Amanda Wright Lane

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This work covers the period from 1900 to 1939, exploring the fascination with flight, the events surrounding the Wright brothers' and other flying pioneers' adventurous first flights, the dramatic development of military aviation brought about by the First World War, and the rise of commercial aviation.
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Boston Mills Press
Publication date: 10/4/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 9.50" wide x 11.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.190
Language: English

Air Vice-Marshal Ron Dick served with the Royal Air Force for 38 years, flying 60 different types of aircraft. He has co-authored five books with Dan Patterson, including Hurricane, Lancaster, Messerschmitt Bf 109, and American Eagles. He lives in Woodbridge, Virginia.Dan Patterson is one of the world's leading aviation photographers. His images are featured in 12 books including Cockpit, Gunner, Lancaster, Messerschmitt Bf 109, Spitfire, Hurricane, and American Eagles. He lives in Dayton, Ohio.Amanda Wright Lane is the great-grandniece of Orville Wright.

Photographer's Preface
Early Powered Flight: 1900 to 1914
Aerial Warfare: 1914 to 1918
Commercial Aviation Develops: 1918 to 1939
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