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Gossamer Odyssey The Triumph of Human-Powered Flight

By: Grosser, Morton

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Dover: 1991

Seller ID: AER0093

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


298 pp. Photos. Light edgewear. Small dent/tear at lower edge of front cover. On June 12, 1979 the Gossamer Albatross made aviation history by bcoming the first human powered aircraft to cross the English Channel, thus winning the Kremer Prize. A member of the team describes the designing and building of this remarkable aircraft. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 298 pages View more info

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Gossamer Odyssey The Triumph of Human-Powered Flight

By: Grosser, Morton

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin Company: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AER0138

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


298 pp. Photos. Spine bumped. Jacket has edgewear, some shelfwear. On June 12, 1979 the Gossamer Albatross made aviation history by becoming the first human powered aircraft to cross the English Channel, thus winning the Kremer Prize. A member of the team describes the designing and building of this remarkable aircraft. The book also covers its predecessor, the Gossamer Albatross, which was the first human powered aircraft to fly successfully.. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 298 pages View more info