2 edition of history of the American aircraft industry found in the catalog.
history of the American aircraft industry
Gene Roger Simonson
Bibliography: p. 261-265.
|Other titles||American aircraft industry.|
|Statement||Editor: G. R. Simonson.|
|LC Classifications||HD9711.U6 S5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 276 p.|
|Number of Pages||276|
|LC Control Number||68018241|
Aerospace industry - Aerospace industry - World War II: Germany’s aircraft industry after World War I was heavily restricted by the Treaty of Versailles. In –22 the constraints were eased, and a productive light-aircraft industry began to develop. When restrictions were basically abolished in , a number of new ventures were formed; those which survived included such companies as. Although the American aviation industry led the passenger transport business through the s, British Airways challenged that lead in with the introduction of the first jet airliner. The De Havilland Comet was designed to fly at 35, feet and higher, dramatically reducing fuel consumption.
Bell Aircraft constructed Boeing Bs in Marietta, Georgia, and Consolidated, Douglas, Ford, and North American all built Bs. Bs, First to Last More B Liberators—18,—were built than any other U.S. warplane, and by a complete airplane left Author: Roger Mola. The British aerospace industry has made many important contributions to the history of aircraft and was solely, or jointly, responsible for the development and production of the first aircraft with an enclosed cabin (the Avro Type F), the first jet aircraft to enter service for the Allies in World War II (the Gloster Meteor), the first.
Clement Melville Keys founded North American on December 6, , as a holding company that bought and sold interests in various airlines and aviation-related companies. However, the Air Mail Act of forced the breakup of such holding : Merger. History. The Aviation Corporation was formed on March 2, to prevent a takeover of CAM airmail service operator Embry-Riddle Company by Clement Melville Keys, who planned on buying Curtiss aircraft rather than Sherman Fairchild's. With capital from Fairchild, George Hann, the Lehman Brothers, and W. A. Harriman. the holding company began acquiring small d: Wilmington, Delaware ().
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A major concentration of this book is upon the effect that external circumstances and not strictly economic influences had on the growth of the industry. The History of the American Aircraft Industry treats a series of five time periods. The history of the American aircraft industry;: An anthology on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Pushing the Envelope, a survey history of the American aircraft (now aerospace) manufacturing industry, is the most comprehensive history on the subject ever completed. Though it covers the development of the industry from the beginnings of flight to the present, it provides far more than a simple chronology by analyzing key economic, military, technical, and international influences on the industry and showing how the industry has been instrumental in American Cited by: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages illustrations, maps 24 cm: Contents: Invention of the airplane --How we invented the airplane / Orville Wright --The rise of the aircraft industry --Birth of an industry / Howard Mingos --Depression, industrial concentration, and the growing export market --The aviation business in the 's / Elsbeth E.
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Pushing the Envelope: The American Aircraft Industry - Donald M. Pattillo - Google Books. Pushing the Envelope, a survey history of the American aircraft (now aerospace) manufacturing industry, is the most comprehensive history on the subject ever completed.
Though it covers the development of the industry from the beginnings of flight to the present, it provides far more than a simple chronology by. It is an excellent history of the aircraft industry in the Unites photographs in the book are amazing. I have never seen so many high quality photographs of this era in one collection.
Without the pictures the book is a wonderful history of the aircraft industry/5(22). It is an excellent history of the aircraft industry in the Unites States. The author gives a great background and understanding of the founders and companies like Boeing, North American, Curtiss, Consolidated, Douglas, Grumman, and Lockheed.
I learned of the Air Mail Act of The act required the separation of the airlines from manufactures/5. This is a masterpiece that will stand the test of time.”. —Kepler’s Military History Book Review. “In the American Aircraft Factory in World War II, Yenne pays fitting tribute to the cultural, military and social influence that American planes had on the American way of life during the Second World War/5(35).
The origin of the aerospace industry dates to when Wilbur and Orville Wright demonstrated an airplane capable of powered, sustained flight (see Wright flyer of ).
The Wright brothers’ success was due to detailed research and an excellent engineering-and-development approach. the aircraft industry make the book a valuable resource tool. It should be.
required reading for all students of aerospace industry. (Virginia P. Dawson is the founder of History Enterprises, Inc. She is author. of Engines and Innovation: Lewis Laboratory and American Propulsion.
Replete with numbers and illustrations the book traces the beginnings of the industry in the early 20th century and how famous individuals like Boeing, Douglas, and Northrup established an industry that initially focused on small-group custom manufacturing but later on—to great effect— adapted some of the assembly-line practices used in the automotive industry/5(29).
The primary objective of the organization is the preservation and dissemination of the rich heritage of American aviation. The Society maintains an extensive collection of books, documents and photographs that are available to researchers and aviation enthusiasts on a wide variety of American aviation history.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Origins and pioneers --The industry and the First World War --Building an industry --The industry's golden age --Progress amid struggle --Industry survey, --The wartime buildup begins --The industry in wartime --The postwar industry adjustment --Industry survey, My first book, published in the early s, carried a similar title, albeit with a longer time span.
While it had the irreplaceable benefit of some first hand memories of the period, the official record was closed. A later history of the UK aircraft industry did refer in part to such material dating.
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This list may not reflect recent changes (). Origins and pioneers --The industry and the First World War --Building an industry --The industry's golden age --Progress amid struggle --Industry survey, --The wartime buildup begins --The industry in wartime --The postwar industry adjustment --Industry survey, --The cold war industry and the transition to aerospace --Aerospace.
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