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The Resource The airplane : how ideas gave us wings, Jay Spenser

The airplane : how ideas gave us wings, Jay Spenser

Label
The airplane : how ideas gave us wings
Title
The airplane
Title remainder
how ideas gave us wings
Statement of responsibility
Jay Spenser
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The inside story of how people invented and refined the airplane
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Spenser, Jay P
Dewey number
629.133/34
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL671.2
LC item number
.S67 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Airplanes
  • Aeronautics
Label
The airplane : how ideas gave us wings, Jay Spenser
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-317) and index
Contents
Conception: the thinker and the dreamer -- Birth: Wilbur, Orville, and the world -- Configuration: shapes and ideas -- Fuselage: of drums and dragonflies -- Wings, part I : from box kites to bridges -- Wings, part II : cloud-cutting cantilevers -- Empennage: whale flukes and arrow feathers -- Flight controls: the chariot's reins -- Flight deck: cockpits for aerial ships -- Aero propulsion: prometheus is pushing -- Landing gear: shoes, canoes, and carriage wheels -- Passenger cabin: voyaging aloft -- Systems integration: making flying safer -- Today's state of the art: the Boeing 787 Dreamliner -- Postscript: tomorrow's wings: future air travel technologies
Control code
ocn191932153
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 340 p.
Isbn
9780061259197
Lccn
2008023423
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o191932153
  • (OCoLC)191932153
Label
The airplane : how ideas gave us wings, Jay Spenser
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-317) and index
Contents
Conception: the thinker and the dreamer -- Birth: Wilbur, Orville, and the world -- Configuration: shapes and ideas -- Fuselage: of drums and dragonflies -- Wings, part I : from box kites to bridges -- Wings, part II : cloud-cutting cantilevers -- Empennage: whale flukes and arrow feathers -- Flight controls: the chariot's reins -- Flight deck: cockpits for aerial ships -- Aero propulsion: prometheus is pushing -- Landing gear: shoes, canoes, and carriage wheels -- Passenger cabin: voyaging aloft -- Systems integration: making flying safer -- Today's state of the art: the Boeing 787 Dreamliner -- Postscript: tomorrow's wings: future air travel technologies
Control code
ocn191932153
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 340 p.
Isbn
9780061259197
Lccn
2008023423
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o191932153
  • (OCoLC)191932153

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