Table of contents for The airplane : how ideas gave us wings / Jay Spenser.

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 Foreword
 Introduction
1	The Thinker and the Dreamer-Conception	00
2	Wilbur, Orville, and the World-Birth	00
3	Shapes and Ideas-Configuration	00
4	Of Drums and Dragonflies-Fuselage	00
5	From Box Kites to Bridges-Wings, Part I	00
6	Cloud-Cutting Cantilevers-Wings, Part II	00
7	Whale Flukes and Arrow Feathers-Empennage	00
8	The Chariot's Reins-Flight Controls	00
9	Cockpits for Aerial Ships-Flight Deck	00
10	Prometheus is Pushing-Aero Propulsion	00
11	Shoes, Canoes, and Carriage Wheels-Landing Gear	00
12	Voyaging Aloft-Passenger Cabin	00
13	Making Flying Safer-Modern Airplane Systems	00
14	Today's State of the Art-The Boeing 787 Dreamliner	00
Postscript	Tomorrow's Wings-Future Air Travel Technologies
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Airplanes -- Design and construction -- History.
Aeronautics -- Research -- History.