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Hero of the Air - a book by Trimble, William F.

Hero of the Air

Glenn Curtiss and the Birth of Naval Aviation

Hero of the Air( )
Author: Trimble, William F.
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Naval Institute Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $37.99
Book Description:

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...
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