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Books Books 11 - 20 of about 45 related to Soaring Skyward: A History of Aviation in and around Long Beach, California.   

Surfing Newport Beach: The Glory Days of Corona Del Mar

Claudine Burnett, Paul Burnett - History - 2013 - 144 pages
Corona del Mar was once California's premier surfing spot, holding the sport's first Pacific Coast competition in 1928. Attempts to tame Corona and to make the Newport Beach ...
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Fighting Fear: Long Beach, CA. in the 1940s

Claudine Burnett - History - 2014 - 204 pages
The war in Europe had resounding effects worldwide, but the clouds darkened over Long Beach much earlier than the war clouds appeared over Europe. In the days of Prohibition ...
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Aviation in San Diego

Katrina Pescador, Alan Renga, San Diego Air and Space Museum - Photography - 2007 - 128 pages
For nearly a century, San Diego has been a hub of aviation development, air power, and flying adventure. The city’s ideal weather and protected bay allowed San Diego to have an ...
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Letters from Amelia

Jean L. Backus - Biography & Autobiography - 2016 - 355 pages
Letters from Amelia began with the discovery of four neglected cardboard boxes in an attic in Berkeley, California. Inside were more than 100 revealing letters the legendary ...
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North Carolina Aviatrix Viola Gentry: The Flying Cashier

Jennifer Bean Bower - History - 2015 - 192 pages
Viola Gentry of Rockingham County, North Carolina, learned to fly in 1924 and quickly achieved greater heights. In 1925, the aviatrix took her first solo flight. The following ...
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Akron Aviation

James I. Pryor II - Photography - 2014 - 128 pages
Everyone loves a good adventure story. The history of Akron aviation provides all the real-life pathos of any adventure novel. It all began in 1875, when a young farmer named ...
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Higher, Steeper, Faster: The Daredevils Who Conquered the Skies

Lawrence Goldstone - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2017 - 256 pages
Discover the daring aviation pioneers who made the dream of powered flight a reality, forever changing the course of history. Aviator Lincoln Beachey broke countless records ...
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The Early Days of Aviation in Grand Rapids

Gordon G. Beld - History - 2012 - 160 pages
Perch next to the first man to fly over Grand Rapids and share the spine-tingling thrills of wing-walker Ormer Locklear. Learn how barnstormer "Fish" Hassell led locals to the ...
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