Books tagged: history of aviation

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William Edward Boeing: Sky King
By Daniel Alef
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
Biographical profile of William Edward Boeing, one of America's great aviation pioneers. Award-winning author Daniel Alef tells the story of Boeing from his early days in timber to his discover of airplanes and flight. Boeing lived through the most difficult, yet exciting years of the growth of aviation and air transportation, being ultimately responsible for the jets spanning the globe.
Shooting Star: The First Attempt By A Woman To Reach Hawaii By Air
By Richard DuRose
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,280. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Shooting Star is the story of Mildred Doran, who, in 1927 set her sights on becoming the first woman to fly from the West Coast of the United States to Hawaii, a distance of 2,400 miles. She was a participant in the Dole Transpacific Air Race, which promised fame and fortune to the first aviator to land at Honolulu from Oakland, California. You know about Amelia Earhart, now learn about Mildred.
Fasten Your Seat Belts! History and Heroism in the Pan Am Cabin
By valerie lester
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,370. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Fasten Your Seat Belts! is the first history of an airline told in the voices of its flight attendants. Through hundreds of interviews, Valerie Lester has collected the heroic, tragic, and sometimes comic adventures of Pan Am's pioneer cabin crews from 1928-1991. At last here is a book that reveals the immense contribution made by flight attendants to the history of aviation.