Turbulent Skies
1998-3出版
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简介

a gripping, in-depth look at how America's $200 billion aviation industry took flight

"To understand the industry, this is necessary reading." --The Miami Herald

"With the precision of a scientist, a good reporter's marshaling of disparate facts, and the vigor of a natural storyteller, Heppenheimer offers an absorbing narrative." --Richard Snow, Editor American Heritage.

"Tom Heppenheimer tells a fascinating story." -- R. T. Jones Inventor of the swept wing.

"An important addition to the history of technology as well as business." -- Publishers Weekly.

"An airworthy briefing firmly grounded in the applied science and allied realities that permit air transport of passengers and cargo over long distances and high speeds." -- Kirkus Reviews.