The Wrights' longest flight in 1903 covered 852 feet and lasted 59 seconds. In 1905, Wilbur flew 24 miles in 38 minutes and the issue was no longer how to fly but how to cash in. Their effort to exploit their invention is a suspense story of the best kind; their voyage into flight and into American history is a gripping tale from takeoff to landing.More
"Commendably, Howard describes the technical features of their work in a fashion quite comprehensible to lay readers. A fine job." (Publishers Weekly)
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Interesting but not hard to put down...
Superb account of the Wright's lives an impact
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