- What are the foundations of aviation history?
- It is important to know that the invention of the airplane was NOT the beginning of aviation history.
- The Wright brothers and other inventors built on the work of many others before them.
- This course introduces you to the fact that interest in flight dated back to ancient times.
- As a matter of fact, you will learn that the history of aviation began with the observation of birds soaring through the sky.
- For countless years, however, progress was retarded by attempts to design aircraft that emulated the beating of a bird’s wings.
- This course answers this important question: How were the early inventors influenced by the birds?
- It will also introduce you to many exciting figures and events in aviation history.
- Moreover, it will help you appreciate the heritage of flight we have today.
- Are you ready?
Further reading material to aid your understanding The Four Forces of Flight [PDF] Download History of Aviation - A Short Review [PDF]
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