Wild About Flying: Dreamers, Doers, and Daredevils
by David Marshall and Bruce Harris
This book tells the true-life adventures of the pioneers, inventors, aviators, designers, engineers, navigators, test pilots and visionaries who developed one of mankind's most important inventions. Lively biographies of 54 famous, notorious, and lesser-known aviation characters create a panoramic history of flight from its crude beginnings to the sophistication of space travel. Includes illustrated timelines.
240 pgs, HB w/ dust jacket, 9.25x12, 54 vintage photos, 270 color illustrations.