Aviation History – 2nd Edition
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Enrich your knowledge of aviation and add a different perspective to your own flight endeavors by exploring aviation history from its birth in Annonay, France in 1783 until the present. Ten exciting chapters are packed with information, over 950 photographs and color graphics. Meet the people who made significant contributions to the world of aviation through rich personal profiles.
Aviation History by Anne Millbrooke is a beautifully done, large format, softcover, full color book that gives new and experienced pilots a unique perspective on international aviation history.
Each of ten chapters is packed with information containing historic photographs and color graphics. Aviation History explores the question “What is Aviation” by following the world of flying from its birth in Annonay, France to today’s accomplishments in space.
Through personal profiles, you meet the people who made significant contributions to aviation. You explore the historical evidence and see how historians use the artifacts of aviation to confirm what happened. A bibliography and timeline are included.
Updated with 170 pages of revised content, the 2006 edition places you in the time period and gives you first hand accounts by the people who were there. Each event is viewed in the historical context of the economic, political, social, and cultural impact. Personal profiles let readers get to know the pioneers who shaped aviation. Historical notes and events, graphs, timelines, and more than 800 photos and illustrations aid in understanding. Study questions along with bibliographies at the end of each chapter make review easier.
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