Cromwell Dixon's Sky Cycle

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G.P. Putnam's Sons,
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In the years and decades following the Wright Brothers' famous first flight, an obsession with aviation gripped the nation. Thousands caught the bug. In an era of innovation and invention, scores of people pursued their own personal dreams of building a flying machine, and many did so right in their own backyards. Few stories, though, are as remarkable as that of Cromwell Dixon, a fourteen-year-old boy who successfully designed, built and flew what he dubbed his "Sky-Cycle" - literally a flying bicycle, that he could fully steer, and that he flew thousands of feet in the air.
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Level 4.6, 0.5 Points
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AD: Adult Directed 780L
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subject_facet Aeronautics -- History -- Juvenile fiction
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