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Fatal Flight: The True Story of Britain's Last Great Airship by [Hammack, Bill]
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"A fascinating story, not nearly well enough known on the American side of the Atlantic, artfully and engagingly told." G.J. Meyer New York Times bestselling author of A World Undone: The Story of the Great War 1914 to 1918 & The World Remade: America in World War I

"Why does brilliant vehicle design sometimes end in tragedy? The crash of the intended flagship of the British Empire, the magnificent dirigible R.101, is not only an absorbing human and technical story as told by Bill Hammack. It is also a vital lesson in the risks of even apparently small compromises and unforeseen hazards to big projects when confronted by the forces of nature. Impressively documented, Fatal Flight should be required reading for engineers and political leaders alike." Edward Tenner Author of international bestseller Why Things Bite Back & Our Own Devices

"A well-researched and gripping look at Britain's greatest airship disaster from a new perspective: through the eyes of a man who built, flew, and died with the ship." Dan Grossman, Airship Historian author of airships.net and coauthor of Zeppelin Hindenburg: An Illustrated History of LZ-129


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  • File Size: 4446 KB
  • Print Length: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Articulate Noise Books (June 1, 2017)
  • Publication Date: June 1, 2017
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B071YFLNMB
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #731,128 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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