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Henri Mignet and his Flying Fleas

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Born of the Golden Age of flying in the interwar years, Henry Mignet's Pou du Ciel, or Flying Flea, is remembered by history as a huge joke and a flash in a pan: a failed attempt by a bumbling amateur to provide an aircraft for Everyman. 

But history is wrong both about the man and about his creations. Untutored though he was in matters aeronautical, Mignet was a trained engineer in the embryonic fields of electrical power and radio and he was undoubtedly brilliant - some say a genius - as a free-thinking and wholly original designer of light aircraft. 

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Author(s):
Ken Ellis and Geoff Jones
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780854297658
Number of pages:
224
Publisher:
Foulis/Haynes

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Born of the Golden Age of flying in the interwar years, Henry Mignet's Pou du Ciel, or Flying Flea, is remembered by history as a huge joke and a flash in a pan: a failed attempt by a bumbling amateur to provide an aircraft for Everyman. 

But history is wrong both about the man and about his creations. Untutored though he was in matters aeronautical, Mignet was a trained engineer in the embryonic fields of electrical power and radio and he was undoubtedly brilliant - some say a genius - as a free-thinking and wholly original designer of light aircraft. 

Author(s):
Ken Ellis and Geoff Jones
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780854297658
Number of pages:
224
Publisher:
Foulis/Haynes

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