Northwest Airlines: The First Eighty Years (Images of America Series)

Northwest Airlines: The First Eighty Years (Images of America Series)

by Geoff Jones

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738534152
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 08/24/2005
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 821,428
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.33(d)

About the Author


This is author Geoff Jones’ twelfth book and a companion to his recent title Delta Air Lines: 75 Years of Airline Excellence, also published in Arcadia’s Images of America series. Jones is a freelance aviation journalist and photographer who regularly publishes articles on civil aviation topics in a number of magazines worldwide. He is also a private pilot and flies his small four-seat Robin DR500 aircraft for recreation and vacations from his home in the British Isles.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments6
Introduction7
1Northwest Airways9
2Northwest during World War II29
3Air Services to the Orient and the 1950s39
4Northwest Orient from 1960 to 198653
5Southern Airways, Wisconsin Central, and North Central67
6Hughes Air West and Its Predecessors81
7Republic Airlines97
8Northwest Airlink, KLM, and Northwest Cargo103
9Northwest in the 21st Century123

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