Gustave Whitehead: First in Flight

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by Susan O’Dwyer Brinchman

Call Number: StLib Stacks TL540.W45 B75 2015

ISBN: 0692439307 Publication Date: 2015-05-28

Presents evidence for Gustave Whitehead’s claim to have preceded the Wright Brothers in powered flight by two years with a flight in Fairfield, Connecticut on August 14, 1901. The book also provides other details on Whitehead’s life and accomplishments. Numerous quotes from primary sources are included