[Reading] ➯ A Dream of Flight ➷ Rob Polivka – Varunahuja.live

[Reading] ➯ A Dream of Flight  ➷ Rob Polivka – Varunahuja.live
  • Hardcover
  • 40 pages
  • A Dream of Flight
  • Rob Polivka
  • 09 July 2018
  • 9780374306618

A Dream of Flight Ready Set Fly At The Turn Of The Twentieth Century, No Aviation Prize Was Coveted In Europe Than The Deutsch Prize To Win It, A Pilot Would Have To Fly A Balloon From Paris S Aero Club Around The Eiffel Tower And Back In Thirty Minutes Or Less Who Would Be The First To Succeed Alberto Santos Dumont Thought He Could His Latest Design, Airship No 6, Was Perfected From The Countless Lessons He Learned During Previous Crashes On The Morning Of October 19, 1901, Santos Was Making Good Time In The Race When Disaster Struck His Motor Had Sputtered To A Stop Mid Air Would Santos Make It To The Finish Line In Time Let Alone Survive Debut Nonfiction Duo Rob And Jef Polivka Offer A Madcap Adventure In This Dynamic Biography Of Alberto Santos Dumont, An Inventor Who Risked Everything For His Dream Of Commercial Flight And Sure Enough, His Successes And Failures Brought The World S People Closer Together.

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  1. says:

    Alberto Santos Dumont lived in Brazil long before airplanes were invented Fascinated by machines starting at a young age, Santos came to Paris in 1892 He took a ride with a balloon maker high above the city where they floated in the clouds Inspired, Santos began to design his own balloon, but he wanted it to move through the air like a ship rather than just floating He designed one airship after another, learning to follow his own instincts, create structural stability, and built a weight system Each time he flew, something went wrong, but Santos was not deterred He just designed a new airship and tried again A prize of 100,000 francs was announced for the first person who could pilot an airship from the club around the Eiffel Tower and back in less than 30 minutes Now Santos had a challenge and a prize to w...

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