American Aviation Experience A History
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Description: This book is designed to be a primary text for courses in aviation history and development and aviation in America. nbsp; The seventeen chapters inThe American Aviation Experience: A Historyrange chronologically from ancient times through the Wright brothers through both world wars, culminating with the development of the U.S. space program. Contributors also cover balloons and dirigibles, African American pioneers in aviation, and women in aviation. These essayists—leading scholars in the field—present the history of aviation mainly from an American perspective. nbsp; The American Aviation Experienceincludes 335 black-and-white photographs, two maps, and an appendix, “Leonardo da Vinci and the Science of Flight.”nbsp;An on-line test guide is available for instructors.
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Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press
Publication date: 1/17/2001
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
|The Ancients||p. 1|
|Developments Before the Wright Brothers||p. 13|
|Orville and Wilbur Wright||p. 48|
|Advancements In Powered Flight Before World War I||p. 67|
|World War I||p. 98|
|U.S. Airlines Before 1930||p. 125|
|Developments Between the Wars||p. 151|
|U.S. Airlines from 1930 to World War II||p. 171|
|World War II||p. 185|
|U.S. Air Carriers after World War II||p. 218|
|General Aviation after World War II||p. 241|
|Military Airpower Developments after World War II||p. 255|
|Government and Aviation||p. 295|
|Balloons and Dirigibles||p. 307|
|African American Pioneers In Aviation||p. 335|
|Women In Aviation||p. 367|
|Space History||p. 413|
|Leonardo da Vincl and the Science of Flight||p. 433|
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