New PDF release: Airlines of the Jet Age: A History

By R. E.G. Davies

ISBN-10: 0978846087

ISBN-13: 9780978846084

This booklet offers the 1st complete background of the world's airline industries from the early Nineteen Sixties to the current day. It starts with the appearance of jet airliners, covers the 'second' jet age of wide-bodied airplane equivalent to the Boeing 747 and DC-10, and closes with the advent of the 'third' jet age, which starts with the double-decked enormous Airbus A380. This reference booklet, masking airways around the world, is the last word source for info on sleek air delivery. the quantity additionally contains an informative introductory bankruptcy guiding readers from the infancy of flight, throughout the air-transport craft in use throughout the international Wars, and into the jet age.

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These have been gleaned during half a century of world-wide travel. C. The books are listed in the bibliography. Some deserve special mention. I could not have done without Ben Gutterey’s Encyclopaedia of African Airlines. In a vastly different style, Philip Schleit’s Shelton’s Barefoot Airlines is a classic combination of biography and corporate history. Peter Brooks’s analyses of commercial airliner design development were invaluable. Transcending all books about air transport, however, are the authoritative volumes produced by the late John Stroud, who has been a tower of strength as an airline historian since his days with the pre-war Imperial Airways.

Some deserve special mention. I could not have done without Ben Gutterey’s Encyclopaedia of African Airlines. In a vastly different style, Philip Schleit’s Shelton’s Barefoot Airlines is a classic combination of biography and corporate history. Peter Brooks’s analyses of commercial airliner design development were invaluable. Transcending all books about air transport, however, are the authoritative volumes produced by the late John Stroud, who has been a tower of strength as an airline historian since his days with the pre-war Imperial Airways.

Davies. Graboske Reproduced with permission of Fred Graboske. Sunil Gupta/Lockon Aviation Photography Reproduced with permission of Sunil Gupta. Samuel Smith Reproduced with permission of Samuel V. Smith. Michel Gilliand Reproduced with permission of Michel Gilliand. Photo by Jean Marie Magendie Reproduced with permission of Jean Marie Magendie. CSR Sifang Locomotive & Rolling Stock Company Reproduced with permission. Images from Other Sources Smithsonian Archive Number(s) NASM-7A45020 LZ-Archiv FN, LZF 10-23.

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