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Octave Chanute
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TitleOctave Chanute
AbstractPhoto and biographical description of Octave Chanute (1832-1910), "a civil engineer involved in bridge building, glider design, and flying machines," native to France and emigrating to Kansas City in 1867, designing the Hannibal Bridge and Stockyards here before experimenting with and writing about early aircrafts, including advising the Wright brothers before their invention of the airplane.
AuthorGeorge R. Bauer
Date1999
SourceA Century of Kansas City Aviation History: The Dreamers and the Doers
LocationMVSC Q 629.1309 B344c
Chapter Title7 (Kansas City Aviation Hall of Fame)
Page161
SubjectEngineers
Inventors
Local SubjectChanute, Octave
Aviation
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeBook Section
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Item ID111421
CONTENTdm number5180
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