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Gustave Whitehead: First in Flight

by Susan O’Dwyer Brinchman

Who flew first? Order “Gustave Whitehead: First in Flight” to find out!

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 (Gustav Weißkopf) 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! Available also as an eBook.


New Evidence

Connecticut aviation pioneer Gustave Whitehead (Gustav Weißkopf) 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. Please note offer for signed books limited to USA.

Collectible First Edition

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

Also available in print and as an eBook, worldwide, on Amazon.