The Airplane: How Ideas Gave Us Wings

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Product Details

Price
$14.99
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Publish Date
Pages
352
Dimensions
5.4 X 7.98 X 0.84 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780061259203
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About the Author

Jay Spenser has spent a lifetime studying aviation as a museum curator at the National Air and Space Museum and the Museum of Flight, and as an aerospace industry writer. He is the co-author of 747 and lives in Seattle, Washington.

Reviews

"A smart ...history of a thrilling machine all too often taken for granted."--Publishers Weekly
"A story with a new character and a new engineering problem on every other page, each served with a sense of delight in ideas that sent humanity aloft."--Seattle Times
"This is a written like an episode of the old TV show Connections, and is just as entertaining."--Sacramento Book Review
"An engaging text...The lively writing and the number of photographs set it above many of its competitors."--Library Journal