The air racers: aviation's golden era, 1909-1936
Velillustreret gennemgang af alle de berømte kapflyvninger fra den første Kanalflyvning og til England-Australien- og England-Sydafrika-flyvningerene, der alle ansporede flyvningens udvikling.
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GrahameWhite for the Boston meeting
known to the American crowds ended The Dawn of Air Racing
his attention to aircraft building and in 1910 THE STATUE OF LIBERTY RACE
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