Flight In America From The Wrights To The Astronauts

Author: Roger E. Bilstein
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
ISBN: 0801866855
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Roger E. Bilstein's Flight in America has won acclaim as the foremost history of one of the twentieth century's landmark achievements―human flight. In this revised and expanded third edition, Bilstein chronicles changes in military, commercial, and space aviation in the 1990s. He offers a glimpse of the developments one might expect in the new millennium.


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 Right Stuff

Author: Tom Wolfe
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9781429961325
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It is this, the inner life of the astronauts, that Tom Wolfe describes with his almost uncanny empathetic powers, that made The Right Stuff a classic.

American Women And Flight Since 1940

Author: Deborah G. Douglas
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 9780813126258
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The book tells of Kentucky’s leaders from Daniel Boone and Henry Clay to Abraham Lincoln, Mary Breckinridge, and Muhammad Ali. The authors also highlight the lives of Kentuckians, both famous and ordinary, to give a voice to history.

Flight Patterns

Author: Roger E. Bilstein
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 0820332143
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Flight Patterns is particularly useful for its discussion of both economic and cultural factors, treating them as integrated elements of the evolving air age.

A Companion To American Technology

Author: Carroll Pursell
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470695331
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The Enterprise of Flight: The American Aviation and Aerospace Industry (
Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2001a). Bilstein, Roger. Flight in
America: From the Wrights to the Astronauts, 3rd edn (Washington, DC:
Smithsonian ...

The Airplane In American Culture

Author: Dominick Pisano
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 9780472068333
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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 ...

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. ... 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 ...

The American Midwest

Author: Andrew R. L. Cayton
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253003490
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The end of World War II also marked the end of military flight test operations at
Wright Field. ... and Further Reading: Roger Bilstein, The Enterprise of Flight (
2001); Roger Bilstein, Flight in America: From the Wrights to the Astronauts, 3rd
ed.

Jacqueline Cochran

Author: Rhonda Smith-Daugherty
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786489960
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32, 33; and Roger E. Bilstien, Flight in America: From the Wright Brothers to the
Astronauts (Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1984), pp.
101, 102. 37. Cochran, The Stars at Noon, p. 32. 38. Ibid., p. 33. 39. Enid Shomer
 ...