WorldCat Identities

Dwiggins, Don

Overview
Works: 47 works in 98 publications in 1 language and 8,111 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Directories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: TL795.5, 629.454
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Most widely held works about Don Dwiggins
 
Most widely held works by Don Dwiggins
Flying the space shuttles by Don Dwiggins( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history and uses of the space shuttle, how it works, and the details of typical flight
Riders of the winds : the story of ballooning by Don Dwiggins( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of present-day sport ballooning rounds out this history of balloons through the past two centuries. Provides information about the mechanics involved and surveys the uses of balloons in peace and war
Hollywood pilot; the biography of Paul Mantz by Don Dwiggins( Book )

5 editions published between 1967 and 2000 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografi over den amerikanske vovehals, kunst- og stuntpilot Paul Mantz
The SST: here it comes, ready or not; the story of the controversial supersonic transport by Don Dwiggins( Book )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bailout; the story of parachuting and skydiving by Don Dwiggins( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The barnstormers; flying daredevils of the roaring twenties by Don Dwiggins( Book )

3 editions published between 1968 and 1981 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daredevil pilots that entertained audiences in the early days of flying were called barnstormers. The author documents their feats and failures
Hello? Who's out there? : the search for extraterrestrial life by Don Dwiggins( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speculates on the existence of extraterrestrial life and describes our exploration of space in search of such life
The air devils; the story of balloonists, barnstormers, and stunt pilots by Don Dwiggins( Book )

4 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flying the frontiers of space by Don Dwiggins( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of American experimental aircraft and space vehicles from 1947 to the present
Famous flyers and the ships they flew by Don Dwiggins( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses some of the feats performed in the aircraft of the Wright brothers, Arch Hoxsey, Jimmy Doolittle, Howard Hughes, and other daring aviation pioneers
On silent wings; adventures in motorless flight by Don Dwiggins( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eagle has landed; the story of lunar exploration by Don Dwiggins( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of lunar study, including man's first landing on the moon, and discusses possibilities for future lunar exploration
Why airplanes fly by Don Dwiggins( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly explains the aerodynamic forces that permit airplanes to fly
Why kites fly : the story of the wind at work by Don Dwiggins( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the principles of aerodynamics which enable a kite to fly
Voices in the sky; the story of communications satellites by Don Dwiggins( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the development of communications satellites, a technological feat which has "shrunk" the world
They flew the Bendix Race; the history of the competition for the Bendix Trophy by Don Dwiggins( Book )

4 editions published between 1965 and 1985 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Build your own sport plane : with homebuilt aircraft directory by Don Dwiggins( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 1979 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vejledning i konstruktion og bygning af eget, lette fly
The complete book of airships : dirigibles, blimps & hot air balloons by Don Dwiggins( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robots in the sky; explorers of our solar system by Don Dwiggins( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the construction of and the equipment carried by unmanned interplanetary spacecraft and the way they gather information from outer space
Into the unknown; the story of space shuttles and space stations by Don Dwiggins( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the planning and building of the experimental space station, Skylab, and space shuttles for interplanetary travel
 
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Languages
English (52)