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George Cayley

Inventor (27-Dec-1773 — 8-Dec-1854)


Richard Dee. The Man who Discovered Flight: George Cayley and the First Airplane. Toronto, Canada: McClelland & Stewart. 2007. 328pp.

Gerard Fairlie; Elizabeth Cayley. Life of a Genius: Sir George Cayley, Pioneer of Modern Aviation. London: Hodder & Stoughton. 1965. 192pp.

Charles Harvard Gibbs-Smith. Sir George Cayley's Aeronautics, 1796-1855. London, England: H.M. Stationery Office. 1962. 269pp.

John Laurence. Sir George Cayley: The Inventor of the Aeroplane. New York: Horizon Publishing. 1961. 277pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.98)

  5. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.136)

  6. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.80)

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