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The Resource The flying firsts of Walter Hinton : from the 1919 transatlantic flight to the Arctic and the Amazon, Benjamin J. Burns

The flying firsts of Walter Hinton : from the 1919 transatlantic flight to the Arctic and the Amazon, Benjamin J. Burns

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The flying firsts of Walter Hinton : from the 1919 transatlantic flight to the Arctic and the Amazon
Title
The flying firsts of Walter Hinton
Title remainder
from the 1919 transatlantic flight to the Arctic and the Amazon
Statement of responsibility
Benjamin J. Burns
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Although Charles Lindbergh's 1927 solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean is considered by many to be the first step to today's space program, 91 men had crossed the Atlantic by air before him. Walter Hinton was a pilot on the first plane, a four-engine, Navy-Curtiss flying boat with a crew of six, in May 1919"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burns, Benjamin J.
Dewey number
  • 358.40092
  • B
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hinton, Walter
  • Air pilots, Military
  • NC-4 (Aircraft)
  • United States
  • United States
  • Aeronautics
  • Transatlantic flights
Label
The flying firsts of Walter Hinton : from the 1919 transatlantic flight to the Arctic and the Amazon, Benjamin J. Burns
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
In the beginning -- November 10, 1888, to February 12, 1908-Van Wert, Ohio -- And see the world -- June 1917 to May 8, 1919 -- Chatham, Massachusetts, Chatham Naval Air Station -- With the NC-1 and NC-3 -- May 16-17, 1919, aboard the NC-4 -- May 16 and 17, 1919, aboard the NC-1 -- May 16-20, 1919, aboard the NC-3 -- Brits fly for honor: March 28, 1919-May 18, 1919 -- British bombers complete: May 13-26, 1919 -- Lisbon and beyond -- Ballooning into Canada -- Hopping down to Rio -- Exploring the Amazon Basin -- Hinton the celebrity -- Touring the country for the exchange clubs and beyond -- Epilogue
Control code
BK0009785952
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vii, 248 p.
Isbn
9780786464470
Lccn
2011049522
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The flying firsts of Walter Hinton : from the 1919 transatlantic flight to the Arctic and the Amazon, Benjamin J. Burns
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
In the beginning -- November 10, 1888, to February 12, 1908-Van Wert, Ohio -- And see the world -- June 1917 to May 8, 1919 -- Chatham, Massachusetts, Chatham Naval Air Station -- With the NC-1 and NC-3 -- May 16-17, 1919, aboard the NC-4 -- May 16 and 17, 1919, aboard the NC-1 -- May 16-20, 1919, aboard the NC-3 -- Brits fly for honor: March 28, 1919-May 18, 1919 -- British bombers complete: May 13-26, 1919 -- Lisbon and beyond -- Ballooning into Canada -- Hopping down to Rio -- Exploring the Amazon Basin -- Hinton the celebrity -- Touring the country for the exchange clubs and beyond -- Epilogue
Control code
BK0009785952
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vii, 248 p.
Isbn
9780786464470
Lccn
2011049522
Other physical details
ill.

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