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Naval Aviation in World War I - Official Reference Source, Naval Aircraft, the Flying Bomb, Hewitt and Elmer Sperry, War Against the U-Boat, Navy's First Ace, Training at MIT and Yale
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,150. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Based on official sources as well as the recollections of participants, it is authoritatively presented through an interesting combination of official and personal accounts.
The First Flight Across the Atlantic, May 1919 - Curtiss Flying Boat, NC-1, NC-4 Restoration
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,750. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A U.S. Navy crew and aircraft, backed by the entire Navy, won the honor of being the first to make the trip across the Atlantic in May 1919. The story of the NC-4's flight is a proud part of Naval Aviation and American history, retold in this history prepared on the 50th anniversary of the great event.
A History of Sea-Air Aviation: Wings Over The Ocean - Chronicling the History of Sea-Air Flight Operations, Early Aviation History, World War II Naval Aviation, Chanute, Curtiss, Lindbergh
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,070. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a unique view of the history of naval aviation, starting with early aviation, up to the late 1970s.
Aviation in the U.S. Army, 1919-1939: The Flying Circus, Planes versus Ships, the Air Corps, Airmail, Building an Air Force, Crew Training, Operations, Coastal Defense, Acrobatics, Civil Affairs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 263,320. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Readers cross the country and the continents on the many dramatic record flights with the flyers of the Army Air Corps.
Pan American Airways flying boats
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: American English. Published: December 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
The failure of the airships left the flying boats the premise of the passenger air transport over the world's oceans. Pan Am were among the first to exploit the boats' great payload and long-range. The first Sikorsky S 40s went into service in 1931 carrying 40-passengers, the same year as Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh flew thier Lockheed Sirius to survey the routes..
The United States Army Air Arm - April 1861 to April 1917, Wright Brothers, Curtiss and Burgess Airplanes, Air Fatalities, Balloons, Airships, Early Planes, Signal Corps, Aviation School
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 177,980. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This important official monograph recounts the development of aviation in the United States Army from April 1861, when the Army first became interested in balloons as a means of observation, to April 1917, when America entered World War I.