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American Aviation Experience

American Aviation Experience

A History

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Edited by Tim Brady

$52.00

Paperback
978-0-8093-2371-5
480 pages, 8 x 10, 352 illustrations
01/17/2001

 

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About the Book

This book is designed to be a primary text for courses in aviation history and development and aviation in America.

 

The seventeen chapters in The American Aviation Experience: A History range chronologically from ancient times through the Wright brothers through both world wars, culminating with the development of the U.S. space program. Contributors also cover balloons and dirigibles, African American pioneers in aviation, and women in aviation. These essayists—leading scholars in the field—present the history of aviation mainly from an American perspective.

 

The American Aviation Experience includes 335 black-and-white photographs, two maps, and an appendix, “Leonardo da Vinci and the Science of Flight.”.

Authors/Editors

Tim Brady is the dean of the School of Aviation at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. He is a past president of the University Aviation Association, an airline transport pilot, and a former USAF pilot.