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By Lowell Thomas ,Lowell Thomas Jr. ,Owen Garriott,Richard Garriott

Within this vintage quantity are the stories, tribulations, and supreme triumphs in the back of one of the most amazing and break-taking aerodynamic feats of early 20th century aviation. acknowledged firsthand from the annals of heritage, Famous First Flights will elevate readers without delay from the pages and into the motion. subscribe to the exhilarated crowd as they watch French flying ace Louis Bleriot make the 1st air trip over water in 1909. Be at the floor in Paris to welcome Lindbergh and his fabulous The Spirit of St. Louis upon the touchdown of the 1st solo transatlantic flight. carry your breath with Ross Macpherson Smith and his staff on their infamously trouble-plagued trek from London to Australia in 1919. And relive the thrill and awe skilled ‘round the area as “The Magellans of the Air” accomplished the 1st circumnavigation of the globe through air in 1965.

In those and 13 different recounts of jaw-dropping feats, celebrated aviators Lowell Thomas and Lowell Thomas Jr, convey one other must-have quantity within the Explorer’s membership vintage sequence. With over 40 images and new updates on ballooning and area flights, Famous First Flights is must-have compendium for each arm-chair pilot and aviation enthusiast.

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