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Amazing Aviators

Dr. Charles Margerison

As the world becomes smaller and air travel more commonplace, do we always remember those amazing people whose bravery and vision has made it possible for us to travel around to the far ends of the earth? Take a fascinating flight through the lives of some of the world’s most celebrated aviators! From the great dreams of Joseph Montgolfier, inventor of the hot-air balloon, to the incredible innovations of the Wright Brothers, whose work on bicycles inspired them to invent a system of controlling aircraft; the principle of which is still used today. From the pioneering spirit of Kingsfordsmith to the tenacious spirit of Yuri Gagarin, there is much to be learnt from the lives of these amazing people who all played key roles in the history of aviation. Experience the excitement of great aviation breakthroughs in this unique collection of amazing stories. Travel with Frank Whittle, who developed the jet engine. Learn how Igor Sikorsky created the helicopter. Find out how aviation engineers and brave pilots created the airline industry. Be inspired by these amazing stories as they come to life through BioViews®, a short biographical story, similar to an interview. These inspirational audios from Amazing People Worldwide® provide a new way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

As the world becomes smaller and air travel more commonplace, do we always remember those amazing people whose bravery and vision has made it possible for us to travel around to the far ends of the earth? Take a fascinating flight through the lives of some of the world’s most celebrated aviators! From the great dreams of Joseph Montgolfier, inventor of the hot-air balloon, to the incredible innovations of the Wright Brothers, whose work on bicycles inspired them to invent a system of controlling aircraft; the principle of which is still used today. From the pioneering spirit of Kingsfordsmith to the tenacious spirit of Yuri Gagarin, there is much to be learnt from the lives of these amazing people who all played key roles in the history of aviation. Experience the excitement of great aviation breakthroughs in this unique collection of amazing stories. Travel with Frank Whittle, who developed the jet engine. Learn how Igor Sikorsky created the helicopter. Find out how aviation engineers and brave pilots created the airline industry. Be inspired by these amazing stories as they come to life through BioViews®, a short biographical story, similar to an interview. These inspirational audios from Amazing People Worldwide® provide a new way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.
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As the world becomes smaller and air travel more commonplace, do we always remember those amazing people whose bravery and vision has made it possible for us to travel around to the far ends of the earth? Take a fascinating flight through the lives of some of the world’s most celebrated aviators! From the great dreams of Joseph Montgolfier, inventor of the hot-air balloon, to the incredible innovations of the Wright Brothers, whose work on bicycles inspired them to invent a system of controlling aircraft; the principle of which is still used today. From the pioneering spirit of Kingsfordsmith to the tenacious spirit of Yuri Gagarin, there is much to be learnt from the lives of these amazing people who all played key roles in the history of aviation. Experience the excitement of great aviation breakthroughs in this unique collection of amazing stories. Travel with Frank Whittle, who developed the jet engine. Learn how Igor Sikorsky created the helicopter. Find out how aviation engineers and brave pilots created the airline industry. Be inspired by these amazing stories as they come to life through BioViews®, a short biographical story, similar to an interview. These inspirational audios from Amazing People Worldwide® provide a new way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Various Narrators

Length:

41m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:42


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

11:57


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

10:17


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

09:43


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

08:43


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

00:22