Smithsonian atlas of world aviation : charting the history of flight from the first balloons to today's most advanced aircraft
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New York : HarperCollins, [2008?].
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Westover Adult Oversize Nonfiction
629.1309 SMITH
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This first-of-its-kind, definitive book offers a fascinating textual and visual tour of civilian, military, and commercial aviation from the earliest balloon flights to today's most advanced aircraft.

Featuring 100 newly commissioned and historic maps as well as 200 related photographs, navigation charts, and historic artifacts, the Smithsonian Atlas of World Aviation charts the awe-inspiring history of flight around the world. Dana Bell, a leading expert on aviation history, explains the fascinating stories behind aviation's great technological advances and provides historic and social context that highlights the many ways in which these advances have changed the course of human history.

Groundbreaking maps and charts include:

  • Locations of first flights and early transatlantic flights
  • Pan American Airways international mail and passenger routes
  • Air sequences of the Battle of Britain, Battle of the Bulge, and Berlin Airlift
  • Modern-day flight charts, national aircraft markings, and civil aviation codes

History's greatest aviation achievements come alive as never before through detailed visualization and compelling narrative. A must-have for all flight and history enthusiasts.

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Book
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First edition.
Physical Desc:
230 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
0061251445, 9780061251443

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 226-227) and index.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Bell, D. (2008). Smithsonian atlas of world aviation: charting the history of flight from the first balloons to today's most advanced aircraft. First edition. New York: HarperCollins.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Bell, Dana, 1950-. 2008. Smithsonian Atlas of World Aviation: Charting the History of Flight From the First Balloons to Today's Most Advanced Aircraft. New York: HarperCollins.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Bell, Dana, 1950-, Smithsonian Atlas of World Aviation: Charting the History of Flight From the First Balloons to Today's Most Advanced Aircraft. New York: HarperCollins, 2008.

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Bell, Dana. Smithsonian Atlas of World Aviation: Charting the History of Flight From the First Balloons to Today's Most Advanced Aircraft. First edition. New York: HarperCollins, 2008. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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