The Romance of Aircraft
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The Romance of Aircraft

By Lawrence Yard Smith
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Table of Contents
  • THE ROMANCE OF AIRCRAFT
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • CHAPTER I The Conquest of the Air
  • CHAPTER II “A B C's” of a Balloon
  • CHAPTER III Early Balloon Adventures
  • CHAPTER IV The Parachute
  • CHAPTER V Ballooning in the Great War
  • CHAPTER I Development of the Dirigible
  • CHAPTER II Forerunners of the Allied Dirigibles
  • CHAPTER III Dirigibles in the World War
  • CHAPTER I Early Experiments with Heavier-than-Air Machines
  • CHAPTER II First Principles of an Airplane
  • CHAPTER III The Pioneers
  • CHAPTER IV The Airplane in the World War
  • CHAPTER V Some of the Problems the Inventors Had to Solve
  • CHAPTER VI Famous Allied Airplanes
  • CHAPTER VII German Airplanes in the World War
  • CHAPTER VIII Heroes of the Air
  • CHAPTER IX The Birth of an Airplane
  • CHAPTER X The Training of an Aviator
  • CHAPTER XI The Future Story of the Air
  • READING LIST
  • INDEX
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