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Gustave Whitehead: First in Flight

by Susan O’Dwyer Brinchman Softcover: 432 pages | 8 x 10 in. | 192 figures illustrating the text Discover little known facts about the first flights of aviation pioneer Gustave Whitehead and the Wright brothers that will change perceptions about early aviation history, forever. History lovers, aviation enthusiasts, students, and scholars will enjoy this informative, highly detailed, new volume, which explains the basis for Gustave Whitehead’s “first in flight” claim.


New Evidence

Connecticut aviation pioneer Gustave Whitehead invented and flew powered aeroplanes in 1901, over two years before the Wright brothers’ flights at Kitty Hawk. This first edition includes compelling, newly discovered evidence for Gustave Whitehead’s first flights. Suitable for all ages and secondary schools through advanced college level.

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Individual books sold directly through this website will be signed by author, Susan O’Dwyer Brinchman. “Gustave Whitehead: First in Flight” is softcover, 8″ x 10″, 432 pages, with a detailed table of contents,14 chapters, 192 figures illustrating the text, 842 endnotes, and an index.

Collectible First Edition

This is a first edition that will likely become very collectible.