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Flying with the Larks The Early Aviation Pioneers of Lark Hill. von Brown, Timothy (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 28.02.2013
  • Verlag: History Press
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Flying with the Larks

In support of The National Trust. In 1903 the Wright Brothers achieved their dream of powered flight and from then on man's domination of the skies became a reality. The military potential of aircraft was obvious form the outset, first as a way of spying on the enemy with reconnaissance planes and balloons armed with early cameras and then as a way of taking the battle into the skies, as planes became weapons of war. In Britain these early days of military aviation were pioneereed by a group of enthusiastic men who were based at Lark Hill, Wiltshire where the rolling plains became ideal landing grounds. Here, the first military aviation base came into existence. Flying with the Larks charts its early days and its influence on First World War aviation.


    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Erscheinungsdatum: 28.02.2013
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9780752492353
    Verlag: History Press
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