By Robert L. Dye
In this biography, writer Robert Dye, Goldsborough’s great-nephew, tells the tale of a guy who turned a professional in meteorology, navigation, and plane tool layout and altered the process aviation historical past. in keeping with own letters, articles, and information clippings, A Pioneer in Aviation follows Goldsborough’s lifestyles as an adolescent, his time within the military learning electrical energy, and his accomplishments, comparable to developing China’s first offshore radio station and supervising the development of Haiti’s first radio station.
Detailing one among aviation’s unsung heroes, A Pioneer in Aviation indicates the fellow who designed, outfitted, and put in the tool panel for The Spirit of St. Louis and flew with Charles Lindbergh in the course of September 1927 and the way he got here to be linked to different nice names in aviation historical past corresponding to Glenn Curtiss, Clyde Cessna, Walter Beech, and Igor Sikorsky.
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