By Don Berliner
This can be the historical past of air racing from its beginnings in 1909 at Reims, France, to the top of the 2008 racing season at Reno, Nevada. The heritage of air racing is particularly a lot the heritage of aviation, with glamorous pilots, a few of army repute (e.g., Jimmy Doolittle) and developers (e.g., Glenn Curtiss), machines that captivated the nationwide mind's eye, and lots of particularly unknown tinkerers and architects. This ebook follows air racing from pre-World struggle I ecu races, throughout the interwar years whilst renowned air races influenced army layout, and the booms and struggles of the postwar years earlier than racing stumbled on an enduring domestic within the Nevada wasteland.
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