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Famous First Flights - Sixteen Dramatic Adventures

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Flying from almost anywhere in the world to Australia requires marathon endurance, even in modern airplanes. Now, imagine flying from London to Australia in 1919. Ross Macpherson Smith and his crew were the first to complete that journey in a trouble-filled trek that lasted 28 days.

In “Famous First Flights — Sixteen Dramatic Adventures” you’ll learn about the triumphs and tribulations of Smith, Charles Lindbergh and other 20th-century explorers who pushed the aviation envelope and helped bring flight into the modern age. Authors Lowell Thomas and Lowell Thomas Jr. take you into the action with harrowing first-hand accounts, more than 40 photographs and updated sections on ballooning and space flight.

Aviation is steeped in tradition. To truly understand it you must understand its past. With “Famous First Flights,” you’ll learn everything you need to know about those pioneers that tamed the aviation frontier.

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