The Airplane: How Ideas Gave Us Wings
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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.
"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