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The Right Flyer

Author: Reg Winstone.

The Right Flyer

Author: Reg Winstone.

$12.98
Item #: D21755
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 360
Publication Date: 2017
Publisher: Faustroll
ISBN: 9780956981103
In 1907, Gabriel Voisin's new biplane enabled aviator Henry Farman to make Europe's first sustained powered flight. Illustrated throughout with large, rarely seen archival photos, this fascinating history delves into the airplane's impact on society, culture, and politics in France, as a fledgling industry took shape. Reg Winstone offers detailed explanations of the technological developments involved along with engaging portraits ... More
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In 1907, Gabriel Voisin's new biplane enabled aviator Henry Farman to make Europe's first sustained powered flight. Illustrated throughout with large, rarely seen archival photos, this fascinating history delves into the airplane's impact on society, culture, and politics in France, as a fledgling industry took shape. Reg Winstone offers detailed explanations of the technological developments involved along with engaging portraits of Voisin, Farman, and other pioneers of flight who pursued competing visions for the future of aviation.


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