GREAT FLIGhtS AND AIR ADVENTURES by Norman Macmillan

GREAT FLIGhtS AND AIR ADVENTURES

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KIRKUS REVIEW

This is a high school triumph of filecards, over empathy. The great flights recorded run from early balloon feats to Russian space mistress Valentina Tereshkova. But the ""great flights and adventures"" remain muffled; in fact, they hardly leave the hangar. The Count Zeppelin chapter, which could have been extraordinary, is sifted through an ash grate. Wing-Commander Macmillan has done similar chronologies--Great Aircraft and Great Airmen but--great flights are not made by stuffed owls.

Pub Date: Sept. 1st, 1965
Publisher: St. Martin's Press