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High Times: An Illustrated History of Aviation

High Times: A History of Aviation by Berlin illustration dynamic duo Golden Cosmos and Nobrow Press

History of aviation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

History of aviation - Influence - Daedalus working on Icarus' wings. Illustration from a relief in Villa Albani, Rome, century CE.

‘A History of Aviation’ by David Henderson.  Inspired by the 15th century fan vaulting of Bath Abbey.  "...the sculpture revests Perpendicular Gothic with its original spirit: an aspiration to defy gravity, to soar, to create a space in which the spirit can fly."  at Smack Mellon. video-http://www.davidhenderson.org/video/smack_mellon/ also see http://www.contemporist.com/2014/03/07/a-history-of-aviation-by-david-henderson/

Inspired by the century fan vaulting of Bath Abbey, A History of Aviation – Part 2 is the second incarnation of this modular, adaptable installation by David Henderson.

High Times: An Illustrated History of Aviation | Brain Pickings

High Times: An Illustrated History of Aviation

Messerschmitt Bf 109 +Ases+Historia operacional

Messerschmitt Bf 109 +Ases+Historia operacional

Luftwaffe Ace Erich "Bubi" Hartmann, known as the Black Devil during World War II, was the greatest ace fighter pilot in the history of aviation with a credited 352 kills.

High Times: An Illustrated History of Aviation | Brain Pickings

High Times: An Illustrated History of Aviation

Nobrow: High Times: A History of Aviation High Times: A History of Navigation

‘A History of Aviation’ by David Henderson

A History of Aviation – Part 2 is the second embodiment of David Henderson’s installation series. The sculpture consists of large curvilinear components.

The history of aviation is littered with mysterious disappearances like that of MH370.

Vanished: 11 flights that mysteriously disappeared

Wilbur and Orville Wright launched a century of aviation when their plane, the Wright Flyer I, took flight on December 17, 1903.

Greatest Moments in Flight

Wilbur and Orville Wright launched a century of aviation when their plane, the Wright Flyer I, took flight on Dec. 1903 at Kitty Hawk, NC

The Wrights made the first sustained, controlled, powered heavier-than-air manned flight at Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, four miles south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina on December 17, 1903.  The first flight by Orville Wright, of 120 feet  in 12 seconds, was recorded in a famous photograph. In the fourth flight of the same day, Wilbur Wright flew 852 feet in 59 seconds

Orville & Wilbur Wright were credited with inventing and building the world's first successful airplane and making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight, on December 1903 in Kitty Hawk, NC.

Woodcut print of a kite from John Bate's 1635 book, The Mysteryes of Nature and Art in which the kite is titled How to make fire Drakes

Woodcut print of a kite from John Bate's 1635 book, The Mysteryes of Nature and Art in which the kite is titled How to make fire Drakes.

This beau­ti­ful Leporello book folds out to a stun­ning 139cm panorama detail­ing the his­tory and mythol­ogy of flight, from the leg­endary attempts of Icarus, to the rev­o­lu­tion­ary inno­va­tions of the Jet Age! The wrap-around cover pro­vides edu­ca­tional entries for each panel, detail­ing notable bench­marks in the his­tory of aviation.

High Times: A History of Aviation by Berlin illustration dynamic duo Golden Cosmos and Nobrow Press

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