Unlocking The Sky: Glenn Hammond Curtiss and the Race to Invent the Airplane

by Seth Shulman

Hardcover, 2002

Status

Available

Publication

Harper (2002), Edition: 1st, 272 pages

Description

Tells the story of Glenn Hammond Curtiss and his quest to construct a reliable and stable airplane, discussing his collaboration with engineers around the world, and the opposition he received from Orville and Wilbur Wright who sued in an attempt to keep Curtiss out of the market.

User reviews

LibraryThing member kslade
Not bad account of Curtiss and his competition with the Wrights in early American aviation.

Language

Original language

English
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