A 10-volume history of free flight by Rick Masters
Morrell’s airship disaster — San Francisco, California, May 23, 1908
Fifty-six feet longer than the SpaceX Starship, Morell’s lighter-than-air atrocity demonstrated in every way how not to test an aircraft.
As a special treat for my thousands of readers, the entire first volume draft of Ghosts of Wind and Cloud – The Birth of Cross-Country Flight is now presented in flipbook format and updated as it is written. To view on a tablet or cell phone, click on the three dots and chose “Single Page Mode,” then expand to full screen. Enjoy!
— Rick Masters
Ghosts of Wind and Cloud
40 years in the making.