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Wings Of Opportunity: The Wright Brothers In Montgomery, Alabama, 1910 Julie Hedgepeth Williams

Wings Of Opportunity: The Wright Brothers In Montgomery, Alabama, 1910

Julie Hedgepeth Williams

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ISBN : 9781588381682
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168 pages
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In 1910, Orville and Wilbur Wright opened the first American civilian flight school in Montgomery, Alabama. Author Julie Hedgepeth Williams chronicles the short life of this flight school as seen mainly through the eyes of the Alabama press, whoseMoreIn 1910, Orville and Wilbur Wright opened the first American civilian flight school in Montgomery, Alabama. Author Julie Hedgepeth Williams chronicles the short life of this flight school as seen mainly through the eyes of the Alabama press, whose reporting and sometimes misreporting reflected the misconceptions, hopes, dreams, and fears about aviation in 1910, painting a picture of a time when flight was untested, unsteady, and unavailable to most people.