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Author Anderson, John David.

Title The airplane : a history of its technology / John D. Anderson, Jr.

Imprint Reston, VA : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, c2002.

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 Moore Stacks  TL670.3 .A49 2002    Available  ---
Description viii, 369 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [361]-362) and index.
Contents Flailing in the dark: aeronautics before the 19th century -- Starts and stops: aeronautical progress in the 19th century -- The real beginning: the Wright Flyer -- Seat-of- the-pants design: the era of the Strut-and-Wire Biplane -- The first design revolution: the era of the mature propeller-driven airplane -- The second design revolution: the era of the jet-propelled airplane.
Subject Airplanes -- Design and construction -- History.
Aerospace engineering -- History.
ISBN 1563475251 (alk. paper)
9781563475252 (alk. paper)