The Airplane : How Ideas Gave Us Wings

The Airplane : How Ideas Gave Us Wings

Book Title: The Airplane : How Ideas Gave Us Wings

Author: Barbara Schell

Format: Paperback | 340 pages

Publication Date: 19 Feb 2010

ISBN-13: 9780061259203

The Airplane by aerospace industry writer Jay Spencer, former assistant curator of the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum and the Museum of Flight in Seattle, is the definitive history of how we invented and refined the amazing flying machines that enabled humankind to defy gravity. A fascinating true account certain to enthrall and delight aviation and technology buffs, The Airplane is lavishly illustrated with more than 100 photographs and is the first book ever to explore the development of the jetliner through a fascinating piece-by-piece analysis of the machinery of flight.