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Visions of a Flying Machine by Peter L. Jakab

Visions of a Flying Machine

  • Paperback $18.95

    Apr 17, 1997 | 282 Pages

  • Ebook $17.99

    Dec 02, 2014 | 282 Pages

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“The Wrights, as Jakab skillfully demonstrates, were masters at thinking visually and translating abstractions into real hardware. . . Clearly written and copiously documented, Visions of a Flying Machine . . . is an excellent case study of the innovation process.”—Journal of American History

“Fascinating. . . . This is a knowledgeable book, rich in detail and skillfully written. It is a valuable addition to our understanding of the Wright brothers and to the process of invention and engineering.”—American Historical Review

“[An] excellent book.”—Skyways/World War I Aero

“Illuminating and highly valuable. . . . Visions of a Flying Machine is a must for historians of science and technology, and good reading for all.”—Isis

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