(Toronto): University of Toronto Press, (1980),
First Paperback Edition. quarto, pictorial heavy paper wrappers. (xvi); 398pp. University of Toronto Press, Item #19014
A record of the first tentative experiments of the glider, the Barnstormers, technical maneuvers and pilot skill in World War I, commercial flight, bush pilots of the Canadian North, and a tribute to the forgotten flyers in the early days. Numerous Appendixes listing awards, flight events, lists of pupils of flight schools from 1915-16, museums, etc. Extensively illustrated. Very slight shelf wear, still a near fine copy.