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Countdown to flight

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Published by Avon Books in New York, N.Y .
Written in English



  • North Carolina,
  • Kitty Hawk


  • Wright, Orville, 1871-1948 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Wright, Orville, 1871-1948.,
  • Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912.,
  • Flight -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Airplanes -- North Carolina -- Kitty Hawk -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Flight -- History.

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About the Edition

A brief history of early aeronautics with a detailed account of the events leading up to the historic flight of the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk, N.C., in 1903.

Edition Notes

StatementSteve Englehart.
SeriesAn Avon Camelot book
LC ClassificationsTL670.5 .E53 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination66 p. :
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1274656M
ISBN 100380779188
LC Control Number95006193

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