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The rocket man : and other extraordinary characters in the history of flight /

The wonder of flight has long captured the human imagination. In this beguiling history ranging from the first aircraft to astronauts and beyond astronomer David Darling tells the stories of the true life adventurers whose wonder has translated into bizarre contraptions, magnificent achievements... Full description

Main Author: Darling, David J.,
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: London : Oneworld Publications, 2013
Contents: The oddest couple in the air -- Insanity in a pinstripe -- Black Ace -- Dances with death -- Under pressure -- Flying in the face of reason -- John Stapp and his incredible sleds -- The X-Men -- Hostile skies and amazing leaps -- Testing to the extreme -- Break-up at Mach 3 -- Fantastic voyage -- Jetman -- Falling hero.
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