This is the fascinating story of the dream of a completely new aircraft, a hybrid of the airplane and rigid airship - huge, wingless, moving slowly through the lower sky. Its early and secrect experimenta; development took twelve years' time and one and a half million dollars. McPhee chronicles the perhaps unfathomable perseverance of the aircraft's successive progenitors and makes it seem as momentous as the first trip to the moon.
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|Size: ||175 KB|
|Publisher: ||Farrar, Straus and Giroux|
|Date published: || 2011|
|ISBN: ||9780374708627 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|
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