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Santos-Dumont - aircraft - references

Man Flies by Nancy Winters, 1997, ISBN 0 7475 3596 5

One of the best recent books about Santos-Dumont's life and aeronautical exploits, with some marvellous photographs:

Devotees of the Wright Brothers are warned that they may find some of her claims and views to be rather over-the-top!


For a good general discussion of the claims made for Santos-Dumont see -

http://invention.psychology.msstate.edu/i/Santos-Dumont/Santos-Dumont.html