Early powerplane fathers Henson, Goupil, Ader, (eBook, 1945) [University of Maryland, College Park]
skip to content
Early powerplane fathers Henson, Goupil, Ader, Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Early powerplane fathers Henson, Goupil, Ader,

Author: Albert Francis Zahm
Publisher: Notre Dame, Ind., University Press, 1945.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...

WorldCat

Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item

Details

Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Zahm, Albert Francis, 1862-
Early powerplane fathers.
Notre Dame, Ind., University Press, 1945
(DLC) 45001503
(OCoLC)2762089
Named Person: William S Henson; Alexandre Goupil; Clément Ader; Gustave Whitehead; Clément Ader; William S Henson; Gustave Whitehead
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Francis Zahm
OCLC Number: 568657220
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (39 pages) illustrations (including portraits) diagrams
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Henson, inventor of the airplane.--Goupil, inventor of three-torque airplane control.--Ader, first to fly a powerplane.--Whitehead, first to fly with petrol power.--Conspectus of early powerplane development.
Responsibility: by A.F. Zahm.
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item

Reviews

User-contributed reviews

WorldCat User Reviews (1)

Very worthwhile book of historical importance

by SDAuthor (WorldCat user published 2019-01-16) Excellent Permalink

Dr. Zahm produced this book in the late 1940's after serving as the chief of the Aeronautical Division at the Library of Congress from 1929 until 1946, also serving as the Guggenheim Chair of Aeronautics at the LOC. He reviews several relatively unknown candidates for first flight and the development...
Read more...  Read more...

  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful. Did it help you? 
  •   

Tags

All user tags (12)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.