BOOK-HERO OF THE AIR: GLENN
Hero of the Air: Glenn Curtiss and the Birth of Naval Aviation by William F. Trimble, Hardcover, 304 pages.
In this biography, William F. Trimble examines the pioneering work of Glenn Curtiss and his role in the origins of aviation in the U.S. Navy in the years up to and through World War I. A self-taught mechanic and inventor, Curtiss was a key figure in the development of the airplane during the early part of the century and his contributions to aviation are well known. This book s careful examination of his partnership with the Navy breaks new ground in revealing significant new details of his contributions.
Dimensions: 9 x 6.2 x 1.1 inches
Item Number: 040528
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