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Flying cars : the true story

by Glass, Andrew, 1949- (Author)

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"Flying cars are real! This book for young readers combines history, biography, technology, and humor in a breezy survey of hybrid vehicles and the dream of flight that kept inventors at work despite many failures and the dictates of common sense"--Provided by publisher. Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • First, the dream
  • Gustave Whitehead's condor
  • Trajan Vuia's aĆ©roplane-automobile
  • Glenn Curtiss's autoplane
  • Felix Longobardi's combination vehicle
  • Henry Ford's flying flivver
  • Waldo Waterman's arrowbile
  • Harold Pitcairn's autogyro
  • Joseph Gwinn's aircar
  • R. Buckminster Fuller's dymaxion omnidirectional human transport
  • William Bushnell Stout's skycar
  • Theodore P. Hall's convaircar
  • Robert Fulton's airphibian
  • Daniel Zuck's plane-mobile
  • Moulton b. Taylor's aerocar
  • Into the future.
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