No Longer an Island: Britain and the Wright Brothers, 1902-1909

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Stanford University Press, 1984 - Technology & Engineering - 478 pages
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Contents

The Wright Brothers
1
How the British Learned of the Wrights
20
The British Approach the Wrights
45
The Wrights Approach the British
74
Colonel Cappers Change of Course
98
The Intervention of Colonel Count Gleichen
139
England No Longer an Island
186
The Mystery of Lord Haldane and the Failure of Lady Jane Taylor
217
Aeronautical Developments in 1907
247
The Wright Brothers Try Again
284
The Zeppelin Menace
315
a Power which Controls the Fate of Nations
353
The Aerial Navigation Committee
392
Britains Vulnerability Recognized
433
Index
469
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