Yes! The most comprehensive book ever written about the evidence for Gustave Whitehead’s early flights, “Gustave Whitehead: First in Flight” has just been published, on May 28, 2015. Written by Susan O’Dwyer Brinchman, a highly experienced educator and longtime Whitehead expert and researcher, this book presents the case for Whitehead’s recognition as “first in powered flight” and an inventor of the airplane, while covering the most controversial aspects of his history. “Gustave Whitehead: First in Flight” will serve as a reference concerning Gustave Whitehead, for ages 13-Adult.
Learn how a German immigrant and inventor built and flew the world’s first powered airplane in Fairfield, Stratford, and Bridgeport, Connecticut, over two years before Kitty Hawk; a true account that will change perceptions about early aviation history, forever.
“Gustave Whitehead: First in Flight” by Susan Brinchman is on sale now!
Softcover, 8″ x 10″ x 1″, 432 pages
Table of Contents, 14 Chapters
Shipping weight: 2.3 lbs.
192 Illustrations, 842 Endnotes
Bibliography & Resources
“Gustave Whitehead: First in Flight” is available at www.gustavewhiteheadbook.com (first two hundred books sold from that site are signed), Amazon’s CreateSpace eStore:
https://www.createspace.com/4406920 and Amazon.com http://amzn.com/0692439307 (both, unsigned) . These books will quickly become collectors’ items, as public interest in reliable, authenticated information about Whitehead is high, and as there are no other books about Whitehead in print; this new book may be considered “rare”, even at publication.
OUT OF PRINT BOOKS ABOUT GUSTAVE WHITEHEAD:
There have been three previous books, considered collectors’ items now, published on Whitehead by his primary researchers, Stella Randolph and William J. O’Dwyer, but they are all out of print – though used copies may be obtained at times on Alibris.com, Abebooks.com and Amazon.com. In addition, in Fairfield County, CT, a number of the libraries and the Fairfield Museum have some of these books available for review.
History by Contract
(O’Dwyer and Randolph, 1978)
Story of Gustave Whitehead: Before the Wrights Flew
Lost Flights of Gustave Whitehead
– Winston Churchill