Flight In America

Author: Roger E. Bilstein
Publisher: Resources for the Future
ISBN: 9780801866852
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He offers a glimpse of the developments one might expect in the new millennium.

The Airplane In American Culture

Author: Dominick Pisano
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 9780472068333
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Joseph J. Corn, The Winged Gospel: America's Romance with Aviation, 1900-
1950 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1983) is perhaps the most complete
statement of aviation in American culture to date. Roger Bilstein (a contributor to
this volume), Flight Patterns: Trends of Aeronautical Development, 1918—1927 (
Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1983) and Flight in America: From the
Wrights to the Astronauts (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1 984),
contain useful ...

American Military Aviation

Author: Charles Joseph Gross
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 9781585442553
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NOTES CHAPTER 1: BRIGADES OF FLYING HORSES 1. Charles H. Gibbs-
Smith, Aviation: An Historical Survey From Its Origins To The End of World War II,
Ho; Martin van Creveld, Technology and War: From 2000 B.C. to the Present, 183
; Roger E. Bilstein, Flight in America, 19oo-19Sy. From the Wrights to the
Astronauts, 1-4; James L. Stokesbury, A Short History of Air Power, 13; Charles H
. Gibbs- Smith, Flight Through the Ages: A Complete, Illustrated Chronology from
the Dreams ...

The American Midwest

Author: Andrew R. L. Cayton
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253003490
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Aeronautical Corporation of America, founded in Cincinnati and later
headquartered in Middletown, Ohio, gave aviation its first approximation of the
Ford Model T in its 1929 Aeronca C-2. Simple, robust, and ... The end of World
War II also marked the end of military flight test operations at Wright Field. By the
time it ... Sources and Further Reading: Roger Bilstein, The Enterprise of Flight (
2001); Roger Bilstein, Flight in America: From the Wrights to the Astronauts, 3rd
ed. (2001); Tom ...

Reader S Guide To American History

Author: Peter J. Parish
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134261896
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Aviation pioneers Bilstein, Roger E., Flight in America, 1900-1983: From the
Wrights to the Astronauts, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1984;
revised (without dates in title) 1994 Corn, Joseph J., The Winged Gospel:
America's Romance with Aviation, 1900-1950, New York: Oxford University Press
, 1983 Crouch, Tom D., A Dream of Wings: Americans and the Airplane, 1875-
1905, New York: Norton, 1981 Crouch, Tom D., The Bishop's Boys: A Life of
Wilbur and Orville Wright ...

Aircraft

Author: David Pascoe
Publisher: Reaktion Books
ISBN: 1861894686
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... Nigel, The Aircraft Builders (London 1947) Barker, R., The Schneider Trophy
Races (London, 197) Barnes, C. H., Bristol Aircraft since 1910 (London, 1964) —,
HandleyPage Aircraft since 1907 (London, 1988) —, Shorts Aircraft since 1900 (
London, 1988) Beckles, C., Birth of the Spitfire (London, 1941) Berg, A. Scott,
Lindbergh (New York, 1998) Bilstein, Roger E., Flight in America: From the
Wrights to the Astronauts (Baltimore, 2001) Bishop, Chris, The Encyclopaedia of
20thCentury ...

Stages To Saturn

Author: Roger E. Bilstein
Publisher: History Office
ISBN: 9780160489099
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Essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the development of space flight in America and the course of modern technology, this reprint edition includes a new preface by the author providing a 21st-century perspective on the ...

Testing Aircraft Exploring Space

Author: Roger E. Bilstein
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801871580
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In this richly illustrated account, acclaimed historian of aviation Roger E. Bilstein combines the story of NACA and NASA to provide a fresh look at the agencies, the problems they faced, and the hard work as well as inventive genius of the ...

The New Encyclopedia Of Southern Culture

Author: James G. Thomas Jr.
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 0807837431
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nental airline is now based in Chicago, so American Airlines (Fort Worth) and
Delta (Atlanta) are the only major airlines left in the South. ROGER E. BILSTEIN
University of Houston at Clear Lake City MARY AMELIA TAYLOR Judson
College Roger E. Bilstein, Flight in America, 1900–1983: From the Wrights to the
Astronauts (1984); Dallas–Forth Worth International Airport, Press Release (17
September 2010); R. E. G. Davies, Airlines of the United States since 1914 (1972
); “Delta No ...

The Wright Brothers

Author: Kitty Shea
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 9780756511845
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A biography of Wilbur and Orville Wright, who built the first airplane that was run by an engine and steered by a pilot.