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David McCullough's The Wright Brothers | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Inventions
This is a Summary of The #1 New York Times bestseller from David McCullough, two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize—the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly—Wilbur and Orville Wright.
Wilbur and Orville Wright: Chronology Commemorating the Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Orville Wright - Engaging History of the Aeronautics Pioneers, including Flight Logs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,670. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book marks a lasting contribution to the observance of this ultimate aviation milestone.
The Wright Brothers: America's First Fliers: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Wilbur and Orville Wright dreamed of flying. They designed, built and tested gliders. They studied wings and propellers. They designed and built an engine. After years of testing and a few crashes, they flew the first powered aircraft. This is the story of their life. Find out more about these brave men and how they came to create the World's first powered airplane. 15-minute bio has CCS exercises
The Wright Brothers: America's First Fliers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 20th Century
Wilbur and Orville Wright dreamed of flying. They designed, built and tested gliders. They studied wings and propellers. They designed and built an engine. After years of testing and a few crashes, they flew the first powered aircraft. This is the story of their life. Find out more about these brave men and how they came to create the World's first powered airplane that really flew.
Sweetwater Gunslinger 201
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,000. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Meet "Sweetwater" and "Sundance" — two of the most outrageous and daring jet jockeys ever to sit behind the controls of an F-14. Assigned to the aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk, these boys are living life to the fullest: harassing Russian recon planes...raising hell on shore leave...testing the limits of their jets, their commanding officers, and their own reputations as the Navy's best.
The Birth of Flight: A History of the Wright Brothers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,910. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Orville and Wilbur Wright are two Americans credited with designing and constructing the world’s first successful airplane, as well as making the first controlled, motor-powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight. While their first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina on December 17, 1912 was short (only 12 seconds) their impact on history would be long-lasting.