In the years and decades following the Wright Brothersa famous first flight, an obsession with aviation gripped the nation. Thousands caught the bug. In an era of innovation and invention, scores of people pursued their own personal dreams of building a flying machine, and many did so right in their own backyards.
Few stories, though, are as remarkable as that of Cromwell Dixon, a fourteen-year-old boy who successfully designed, built and flew what he dubbed his aSky-Cycleaaliterally a flying bicycle, that he could fully steer, and that he flew thousands of feet in the air.
Nez presents the true story of Cromwell Dixon, a 14-year-old boy who successfully designed and built a flying bicycle, which he flew thousands of feet in the air. Full color.
|Title:||Cromwell Dixon's Sky Cycle||Publisher:||Putnam Publishing Group|
|Author:||John Abbott Nez|
|No. of Pages:||32|
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