Classic American Airliners


Rapid developments in aviation technology from the period immediately following World War II to the early 1970s brought high-speed air travel to the public and, in the process, seriously reduced the size of the world. This history of the American airliner's embryonic years bridges the propliner era, famous for classic aluminum aircraft like the elegant Lockheed Constellation and stout Douglas DC-3, with the dawn of early jetliners like the DC-8, Boeing 707, and Convair 880. A combination of modern and period photography ...

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Classic American Airliners
2005, Zenith Press, Wisconsin

ISBN-13: 9780760319314

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Classic American Airliners
2001, Zenith Press, Saint Paul, MN

ISBN-13: 9780760309131


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