world"s first aeroplane flights, (1903-1908)

and earlier attempts to fly
  • 32 Pages
  • 2.78 MB
  • English
H.M.S.O. , London
Airplanes -- History., Aeronautics -- Fli
Statementby Charles H. Gibbs-Smith.
SeriesA Science Museum booklet
LC ClassificationsTL515
The Physical Object
Pagination32p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14924963M
ISBN 10011290033X

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