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.

American Women And Flight Since 1940

Author: Deborah G. Douglas
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 9780813126258
Size: 73.32 MB
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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.

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 ...

Stages To Saturn

Author: Roger E. Bilstein
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 0788181866
Size: 31.60 MB
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This book not only tells the important story of the development of the Saturn rocket, and the people who designed and built it, but also recounts the stirring exploits of its operational life from orbital missions around Earth testing ...

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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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 of Early History to the Age of Space
Exploration, 1-14. 2.

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 ...

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,
Stars at Noon: Poems from the Life of Jacqueline Cochran (Fayetteville:
University of Arkansas Press, 2001), p. 3. 40. For a discussion on social feminists'
activities after the 19th amendment, see: J. Stanley Lemons, The Women Citizen:
Social ...

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.