Tiger 747Astral Horizon Press - An in-depth historical essay covers the history of the airline, starting with the american volunteer Group pilots in China in World War 2 that evolved into a fly-by-night cargo outfit in the propliner era, growing in size and sophistication until the Flying Tiger Line was a global brand in air cargo in the golden days of the jet age; with an in-depth look at Seaboard World and Fedex who make up a vital part of the story.
An essential addition to every aviation enthusiast's bookshelf. A second epic chapter covers the 747 from the early days of the Boeing Airplane Co in the early days of powered flight right up to the recent style, with an emphasis on the 747 Classic. This unique book also includes technical information and descriptions, and pilot and crew memories.
Tiger 747 - Brand new in box. The product ships with all relevant accessories. Tiger 747 tells the story of the boeing 747 in service with the Flying Tiger Line, Seaboard World and Federal Express, with an individual history of the thirty-four jumbos operated.
The Story of the McDonnell Douglas MD-11Astral Horizon Press - The product ships with all relevant accessories. Brand new in box.
CargopilotAstral Horizon Aviation Press - Brand new in box. The product ships with all relevant accessories.
Boeing 737: The World’s JetlinerSchiffer - This study is rich with many photographs and drawings that are published for the first time and take the reader deeper into the story. This volume provides an in-depth look into the story of this extremely significant jetliner and the environment that has contributed to this amazing story. Included in this book is a technical chapter that defines the systems and provides a detailed pilot’s walk-around.
Many of the actual people who designed, and flew this airplane have contributed greatly to this book, marketed, with widespread quotes throughout. For the hobbyist, pictorial chapter demonstrates the building of airliner models, a well detailed, and provides many techniques for new and experienced modelers alike.
Boeing 737: The World’s Jetliner - First launched in 1965, the boeing 737, by many measures, is the most successful and long-standing jetliner in the history of aviation. Brand new in box. The product ships with all relevant accessories.
Boeing 707 Owners' Workshop Manual: 1957 to present - Insights into the design, construction and operation of the American designed and built jet ... face of 1960s air transport Haynes ManualsHaynes Publishing UK - Versions of the aircraft have a capacity from 140 to 219 passengers and a range of 2, 500 to 5, 750 nautical miles. Dominating passenger air transport in the 1960s and remaining common through the 1970s, the 707 is generally credited with ushering in the age of jet travel. Built by boeing commercial airplanes, the 707 narrow body jet airliner first flew in 1957 and entered revenue service with Pan American World Airways in 1958.
. Although it was not the first jetliner in service, the 707 was the first to be commercially successful. The product ships with all relevant accessories. Brand new in box. It established boeing as one of the largest manufacturers of passenger aircraft and led to the later series of airliners with ‘7x7’ designations.
Boeing 707 Owners' Workshop Manual: 1957 to present - Insights into the design, construction and operation of the American designed and built jet ... face of 1960s air transport Haynes Manuals - Developed as boeing's first jet airliner, the 707 is a swept-wing design with podded engines. The later 720, 727, 737, and 757 share elements of the 707's fuselage design.
Boeing 747Sp Great Airliners SeriesMotorbooks Intl - Second library copy- San Diego Air and Space Museum Brand new in box. The product ships with all relevant accessories.
North American XB-70 Valkyrie X-PlanesOsprey Publishing - The product ships with all relevant accessories. Of the many futuristic military aircraft concepts created in the 1950s the North American XB-70 still stands out as the most awe-inspiring. With its huge, and its extraordinary performance, white partially-folding delta wing, its fuselage resembling a striking cobra, it was one of the foremost technological achievements of the 20th Century.
. However, its role as a nuclear bomber was limited after the introduction of Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles, and defense cuts eventually led to the project being scrapped in the mid-1960s. The valkyrie had a brief, costly decade of life but it proved the continuing value of developing manned bombers.
North American XB-70 Valkyrie X-Planes - Using full color artwork and rigorous analysis, this is the complete story of the ultimate US Cold War military X-plane. A strategic bomber built to outrun any soviet fighter jet, it could reach Mach 3 with a full nuclear payload--as fast as the legendary SR-71 Blackbird but more than three times the size.
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Convair 880 & 990 Great Airliners Series, Vol. 1World Transport Pr - The product ships with all relevant accessories. Used book in Good Condition. Book by proctor, Jon Brand new in box.
McDonnell Douglas DC-10 Great Airliners Series, Vol. 6World Transport Pr - The product ships with all relevant accessories. A book on the mcdonnell douglas DC -10 jet with lots of photos Brand new in box. Used book in Good Condition.
Trans World Airlines A Book of MemoriesBluewaterPress LLC - Brand new in box. Jon has also contributed many of the beautiful photographs of TWA aircraft that grace the pages of this book. Twa was a pioneer and an important domestic and international airline that played prominently in developing commercial aviation. This book introduces the founders of the airline and some of the early pilots, flight attendants and mechanics who set the standard.
We invite readers to enjoy these stories, which revisit an era that will never be replicated. These are stories from the heart, from employees who dedicated their entire professional careers to the airline, involved personally with the incredible achievements that made TWA the carrier it was. Through the eyewitness experiences of its flight crews and ground workers, as well as friends of the company who share their reminiscences.
Trans World Airlines A Book of Memories - Other contributions detail many of the vips who traveled on TWA, including White House press charters for Presidents Johnson and Nixon; plus Hollywood celebrities, and legendary figures such as Bing Crosby and David Letterman. Used book in Good Condition. Another twa veteran, also contributed many images, George Hamlin, as well as stories about the iconic Flight Center at New York International Airport.
The product ships with all relevant accessories. Jon proctor, who devoted twenty-seven years of his professional life to TWA, contributed several stories, including a description of TWA's famous Royal Ambassador Service and the Grand Canyon crash.