Balloons to Jets: A Century of Aeronautics in Illinois, 1855-1955

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"Balloons to Jets: A Century of Aviation in Illinois, 1855 1955, "written by historian Howard L. Scamehorn, was originally published in 1957 by the Illinois State Historical Society and distributed only to the society s membership and to select libraries in the state. Scamehorn offers a wealth of information not only on one hundred years of aviation in Illinois but also on events leading up to the Wright Brothers initial flight in 1903. Scamehorn s history of aviation in Illinois covers such topics as amateur pilots, ...

Balloons to Jets: A Century of Aeronautics in Illinois, 1855-1955 2000, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809323364

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