From Balloon to Boxkite

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Subtitle: The Royal Engineers and Early British Aeronautics
Author:  Malcolm Hall 
Publisher: Amberley (2010)
ISBN-10: 1848689926
ISBN-13: 9781848689923
Condition: As New
Binding: Softcover
Pages: 256
Dimensions: 24.5 x 17.2 x 1.8 cm
Weight: 0.66 kg

The story of early British military aviation is one of trial and error, of triumph and adversity and it all begins with a detachment of the Royal Engineers called the Air Battalion, which had previously been called the Balloon School. Malcolm Hall brings together a thoroughly researched history of military aviation in the pioneer years with a selection of images, some previously unpublished, showing the development of the flying machines, both lighter and heavier than air.

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