Flight in America: From the Wrights to the Astronauts / Edition 3

Flight in America: From the Wrights to the Astronauts / Edition 3

by Roger E. Bilstein
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0801866855

ISBN-13: 9780801866852

Pub. Date: 06/28/2001

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

Roger E. Bilstein's Flight in America has won acclaim as the foremost history of one of the twentieth century's landmark achievements—human flight. In this revised and expanded third edition, Bilstein chronicles changes in military, commercial, and space aviation in the 1990s. He offers a glimpse of the developments one might expect in the new

Overview

Roger E. Bilstein's Flight in America has won acclaim as the foremost history of one of the twentieth century's landmark achievements—human flight. In this revised and expanded third edition, Bilstein chronicles changes in military, commercial, and space aviation in the 1990s. He offers a glimpse of the developments one might expect in the new millennium.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801866852
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Edition description:
third edition
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
310,013
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Contents:



Preface to the Third Edition

Abbreviations



Chapter 1: The Awkward Years: Early Flight to 1918

Chapter 2: The Aviation Business, 1918-1930

Chapter 3: Adventure, Airways, and Innovation, 1930-1940

Chapter 4: Air Power at War, 1930-1945

Chapter 5: Air-Age Realities, 1945-1955

Chapter 6: Higher Horizons, 1955-1965

Chapter 7: From the Earth to the Moon, 1965-1975

Chapter 8: Aerospace Perspectives, 1975-1983

Chapter 9: Turmoil and Transition, 1983-2000



Notes

Index

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