McCurdy and the Silver Dart, New Edition (Paperback)

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The thrilling story of Canada's aviation pioneer. Born in Baddeck, Nova Scotia, J. A. Douglas McCurdy had a unique childhood during which he assisted world-famous scientist and inventor, Alexander Graham Bell in fascinating and frequently dangerous experiments conducted with kites and airplanes. He was the first person to fly an airplane in the British Empire. Later he became a barnstormer and daredevil pilot, taking part in some of the earliest air races. He was the first person to fly out of sight of land and the first pilot to receive a wireless message while airborne. McCurdy and the Silver Dart was first published in 1998.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781927492772
ISBN-10: 1927492777
Publisher: Nimbus Publishing (CN)
Publication Date: April 15th, 2014
Pages: 72
Language: English