Table of contents for Heroic flights / by John Frayn Turner.


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Author's Note
1  The Wright Brothers - Birth of Powered Flight
2   Bleriot - First to Fly the English Channel
3  Warneford - Destroying the First Zeppelin
4   Albert Ball - The Earliest Air Ace
5   Leefe Robinson - Defeat of the Zeppelins
6  Avery Bishop - Shot down Seventy-two Planes 
7  Alan Arnett McLeod - Wing-Walking to Live
8  William Barker - Survived Odds of 50 to 1
9  Hawker and Grieve - Attempt on the Atlantic 
10   Commander Read - Across the Atlantic in Stages 
11  Alcock and Brown - The Atlantic Non-stop 
12  Alan Cobham - Epic Flight to Cape Town 
13  Alan Cobham - To Australia by Seaplane 
14  Byrd and Bennett - To the North and South Poles 
15   Charles Lindbergh - First Atlantic Solo 
16   Charles Kingsford Smith - Conquering the Pacific 
17  Amy Johnson - Solo to Australia 
18  Jim Mollison - Greatest Solo ever Flown 
19  Amelia Earhart - First Woman Across the Atlantic



20 Colonel Blacker - Looking Down on Everest 
21   Wiley Post - Around the World in Eight Days 
22 Scott and Black - The Melbourne Air Race 
23  Jean Batten - Four Famous Flights 
24   Beryl Markham - Crash Landing in Nova Scotia 
25   Scott and Guthrie - The Johannesburg Air Race 
26   Sydney Camm - Birth of the Hurricane 
27   R.J. Mitchell - Birth of the Spitfire 
28   Douglas Bader - The Legless Air Ace 
29   Butch O'Hare - Saving an Aircraft Carrier 
30   Guy Gibson - The Dam Busters' Raid 
31   Denton Scott - Gunner over Lorient 
32   Leonard Cheshire - Pathfinder Supreme 
33   George Bush - The Flying Casket 
34   The Atomic Bombs 
35   The Jet Age
36   The Firebirds and the Red Arrows 
37   Test-Flying the VC10 
38   The Concorde is Born 
39   Flight 93 - 11 September 2001
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Aeronautics History