SKY ROADS by Ernest K. Gann
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SKY ROADS

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From swashbuckling to science -- the changing viewpoint towards aviation, within the field and without. The secret of flight in the shape of the wings, what makes planes go. A primer of the construction elements, of the interior equipment, of the instrument board, of the principles of flying. Discussion of weather, of air lane regulations and protection, of radio. Pilots -- requirements, training, testing. Passenger liners today. Details of a flight from call to goal.

Pub Date: March 29th, 1940
Publisher: Crowell