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Take Me Higher: A Santos-Dumont Biography Rodolfo Nunhez

Take Me Higher: A Santos-Dumont Biography

Rodolfo Nunhez

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A complete biography of aviation pioneer Alberto Santos-Dumont who dedicated his life and immense fortune for the development of the havier-than-air in Paris in the turn of the 19th and 20th century, the hardships he overcame, the technology heMoreA complete biography of aviation pioneer Alberto Santos-Dumont who dedicated his life and immense fortune for the development of the havier-than-air in Paris in the turn of the 19th and 20th century, the hardships he overcame, the technology he created, starting out with spherical balloons and finally mastering air navigation and independent flight, i.e., being able to take off, navigate and land without the use of external devices. Santos-Dumont interacted with many world-class scientists and aviation pioneers such as Bleriot, Roland Garros, Edu Chaves, Voisin, Thomas Alva Edison, Lachambre, Henri Deutsch, among others. In this impressive biography you will read the feats of aviators such as the Wright brothers, Charles Lindbergh, João Ribeiro de Barros, Gago Coutinho, Ramon Franco, Sir John Alcock, Sir Arthur Whitten Brown and others whose life were devoted to take aviation to higher levels of perfection. A must read!