Turbulent Skies: The History of Commercial Aviation (Sloan Technology Series)

By: Heppenheimer, T.A.

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First edition. Ink name on front endpaper. 1995 Hard Cover. xii, 388 pp. A bestselling author chronicles the tumultuous story of the most dynamic industry of the twentieth century. Heppenheimer reveals how the government's actions and the subsequent reactions of entrepreneurs allowed this $200 billion business to develop and prosper in the United States. Covers the growth of Pan Am, TWA, Eastern and other major American airlines, past and present. Offers a lively account of the industry's colorful figures including Howard Hughes, Donald Douglas and Juan Trippe. Illustrated.

Title: Turbulent Skies: The History of Commercial Aviation (Sloan Technology Series)

Author: Heppenheimer, T.A.

Categories: Aviation, Modern First Editions, History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 1995

ISBN Number: 0471109614

ISBN Number 13: 9780471109617

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 2287845

Keywords: TRANSPORTATION AVIATION COMMERCIAL HISTORY,