The Flying Cowboy: Samuel Cody, Britain's First Airman
Tempus, 2006 - 256 σελίδες
This book tells the story of Samuel Cody, who in the late 19th century experimented with manned flight and created the Cody War-Kites, which were used as a smaller alternative for balloons in World War I.
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Introduction and Acknowledgements
Glossary of Terms
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