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    • Get up into the sky

    • Marshall Flying School; Flight schools --Missouri -Marshall; Air pilots --Missouri -Marshall; Flight training --Missouri -Marshall; Aeronautics, Commercial --Missouri -Marshall; Advertising --Schools --Missouri -Marshall; Aeronautics History
    • Advertising brochure for the Marshall Flying School in Marshall, Missouri. In addition to offering flying courses for those seeking a private pilot's license or an industrial pilot's license, Marshall also offered ground courses in airplane...
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    • The autogiro

    • Autogiros; Aeronautics History
    • This 1930 publication from the now defunct Pitcairn-Cierva Autogiro Company of America claims to be "the first complete authoritative presentation of the Autogiro; what it is, what it does, and how it does it." Juan de la Cierva, an airplane...
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    • Astra castra - selections

    • Aeronautics - Early works to 1900; Aeronautics - History; Balloon ascensions; Ballooning
    • Selections include "Books hitherto published on aerostation" (pages 463-465) and an example of one of the many full-page photo-zincographs that illustrate the text. "Astra Castra is a work of 530 pp. large quarto; it consists chiefly of extract[s]...
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    • Wright aircraft engines - selections

    • Airplanes -- Motors; Aeronautics -- History
    • Selected pages from Wright Aircraft Engines, including the chapter "Overhaul of Wright Engines: Instructions for Disassembly of Detail Parts, Their Inspection, Repair and Reassembly." In 1909, the Wright Company was incorporated in the state of...
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    • Installation and cranking of airplane engines

    • Airplanes--Motors--Maintenance and repair; Airplanes--Motors--Design and construction; Aeronautics--History
    • Illustrated instructional manual on starting propeller-driven airplane engines. What sounds like tango lessons are actually instructions for starting an airplane engine by turning the airplane's propeller. Slightly surreal photographs featuring a...
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