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ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105024866852
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Recounts the history of jet-powered commercial aircraft from the de Havilland Comet and the Caravelle to the present, discusses flight, maintenance, and safety, and presents techni..

X Planes Of Europe

ISBN 10 : 190210921X
ISBN 13 : 9781902109213

Exotic research aircraft designed, built, and flown in Europe in the two decades following World War II were the foreign equivalent of the legendary American X-Planes. Many of thes..

The Golden Age Of Air Travel

ISBN 10 : 9780747813507
ISBN 13 : 0747813507

For much of the twentieth century travel by air was a luxury available only to the wealthy, and accordingly the airlines ? Pan Am, BOAC, TWA, BEA and many others ? offered premium ..

Flying Over The Usa

ISBN 10 : 9780198030362
ISBN 13 : 0198030363

Once purely for adventure, flight has become an integral part of everyday life. Beginning with the first hot air balloon flight to jet fighter planes of today, Sandler traces man's..

Reconsidering A Century Of Flight

ISBN 10 : 9781469625584
ISBN 13 : 146962558X

On December 17, 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright soared into history during a twelve-second flight on a secluded North Carolina beach. Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the fir..

Fly And Be Damned

ISBN 10 : 9781848139770
ISBN 13 : 1848139772

Peter McManners gets underneath the well-known facts about the unsustainable nature of the aviation industry and argues for fundamental change to our travelling habits. The first b..

Contrails Over The Mojave

ISBN 10 : 9781612514260
ISBN 13 : 161251426X

In Contrails over the Mojave George Marrett takes off where Tom Wolfe’s The Right Stuff ended in 1963. Marrett started the Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards AFB only two wee..

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