Fifty Years of Flight: A Chronicle of the Aviation Industry in America 1903 - 1953: Shrader, ...

Fifty Years of Flight: A Chronicle of the Aviation Industry in America 1903 - 1953

Shrader, William A.

Published by Eaton Manufacturing Co, Cleveland, (1953)
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quarto. 178pp. A re-issue of the 1903-1947 original edition, plus the supplements from 1948-1951. Over 600 photographs of planes and helicopters, in a historical survey of design and innovation in American aviation. Bound in 1/4 gold cloth over pictorial paper covered boards, spine plain. A very nice copy in pictorial dust jacket with piece torn away at foot and some rubbing and chipping to corners and edges. From the library of H.G. Fales who was presented this book by the Aviation Industry. Herbert G. Fales who was an aviation pioneer. Mr. Fales learned to fly at the age of 21. In 1917, he obtained pilot's license No. 826. In 1976, he was the 10th oldest active pilot in the country. When he was 64 he flew a plane at more than twice the speed of sound. Bookseller Inventory # 006489

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Title: Fifty Years of Flight: A Chronicle of the ...

Publisher: Eaton Manufacturing Co, Cleveland, (1953)

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