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The Resource Flight : 100 years of aviation, R.G. Grant

Flight : 100 years of aviation, R.G. Grant

Label
Flight : 100 years of aviation
Title
Flight
Title remainder
100 years of aviation
Statement of responsibility
R.G. Grant
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An illustrated history of flight from the Smithsonian Institution, featuring profiles of over three hundred planes and coverage of flight's "golden age," aircraft at war, space travel, and the most important flight events and pilots of the twentieth century
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
629.13/09
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL515
LC item number
.G67 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Flight : 100 years of aviation, R.G. Grant
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Age of the pioneers : The prehistory of flight ; Fight to be first ; Flying takes off -- Aircraft go to war : Working for the generals ; Knights of the air ; Zeppelins and bombers -- The golden age : Blazing the trail ; Passengers now boarding ; Flying boats and airships ; The shadow of war -- Battle for the skies : Command of the air ; Battle for Britain ; Air war at sea ; Death from the air -- Cold war, hot war : Beyond the sound barrier ; Cold war warriors ; Air power in action ; Hi-tech warfare -- Space travel : Journey to the moon ; Shuttle to space -- Shrinking world : Jet passenger travel ; Fear of flying ; Small is beautiful ; The future of flight
Control code
ocn123762406
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
Paperback ; Updated ed.
Extent
452 pages
Isbn
9780756619022
Lccn
2007280100
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)123762406
Label
Flight : 100 years of aviation, R.G. Grant
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Age of the pioneers : The prehistory of flight ; Fight to be first ; Flying takes off -- Aircraft go to war : Working for the generals ; Knights of the air ; Zeppelins and bombers -- The golden age : Blazing the trail ; Passengers now boarding ; Flying boats and airships ; The shadow of war -- Battle for the skies : Command of the air ; Battle for Britain ; Air war at sea ; Death from the air -- Cold war, hot war : Beyond the sound barrier ; Cold war warriors ; Air power in action ; Hi-tech warfare -- Space travel : Journey to the moon ; Shuttle to space -- Shrinking world : Jet passenger travel ; Fear of flying ; Small is beautiful ; The future of flight
Control code
ocn123762406
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
Paperback ; Updated ed.
Extent
452 pages
Isbn
9780756619022
Lccn
2007280100
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)123762406

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