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The Resource The rocket man : and other extraordinary characters in the history of flight, David Darling

The rocket man : and other extraordinary characters in the history of flight, David Darling

Label
The rocket man : and other extraordinary characters in the history of flight
Title
The rocket man
Title remainder
and other extraordinary characters in the history of flight
Statement of responsibility
David Darling
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The wonder of flight has long captured the human imagination. In this beguiling history ranging from the first aircraft to astronauts and beyond, astronomer David Darling tells the stories of the true life adventurers whose wonder has translated into bizarre contraptions, magnificent achievements and, sometimes, startling folly
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Darling, David J
Dewey number
629.13/0922
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL546.7
LC item number
.D37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blanchard, Jean-Pierre
  • Blanchard, Marie-Madeleine-Sophie Armand
  • Beachey, Lincoln J
  • Collishaw, Raymond
  • Locklear, Ormer Leslie
  • Post, Wiley
  • Hughes, Howard
  • Stapp, John P.
  • Kittinger, Joe
  • Weaver, William A
  • Rutan, Dick
  • Yeager, Jeana
  • Yeager, Chuck
  • Rossy, Yves
  • Corliss, Jeb
  • Air pilots
  • Aeronautics
  • Flight
Target audience
general
Label
The rocket man : and other extraordinary characters in the history of flight, David Darling
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-189) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The oddest couple in the air -- Insanity in a pinstripe -- Black Ace -- Dances with death -- Under pressure -- Flying in the face of reason -- John Stapp and his incredible sleds -- The X-Men -- Hostile skies and amazing leaps -- Testing to the extreme -- Break-up at Mach 3 -- Fantastic voyage -- Jetman -- Falling hero
Control code
ocn859740859
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xvi, 195 pages
Isbn
9781780742977
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)859740859
Label
The rocket man : and other extraordinary characters in the history of flight, David Darling
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-189) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The oddest couple in the air -- Insanity in a pinstripe -- Black Ace -- Dances with death -- Under pressure -- Flying in the face of reason -- John Stapp and his incredible sleds -- The X-Men -- Hostile skies and amazing leaps -- Testing to the extreme -- Break-up at Mach 3 -- Fantastic voyage -- Jetman -- Falling hero
Control code
ocn859740859
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xvi, 195 pages
Isbn
9781780742977
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)859740859

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