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From Pilcher to the Planets

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by Dugald Cameron, Roderick Galbraith & Douglas Thomson

 

Product Details:

Hardback: (2003)

Publisher: The University of Glasgow

SSBN: 0 85216 77 8 X

£12.00

The significance of the parts played by inventors, pilots and pioneers — including Percy Pilcher of Cardross — at a time when heavier-than-air-flight involved tremendous risks to life and limb.

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