The Nation's Hangar

Aircraft Treasures of the Smithsonian

Author: F. Robert van der Linden

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution

ISBN: 1588344533

Category: Transportation

Page: 256

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The Nation's Hangar: Aircraft Treasures of the Smithsonian offers a fascinating textual and visual history of civilian, military, and commercial aviation from the earliest balloon flights to today's most advanced aircraft. The Nation's Hangar charts the awe-inspiring history of flight around the world. F. Robert Van Der Linden, a Smithsonian curator and 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 innovations have changed the course of human history. The Nation's Hangar is also a visual delight. The Smithsonian aircraft collection has never looked so compelling and sleek. The Nation's Hangar is a must-have for that fly boy or fly girl in your flight pattern.
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The Nation's Hangar

Aircraft Treasures of the Smithsonian from the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

Author: National Air and Space Museum,F. Robert Van der Linden

Publisher: Smithsonian Inst Press

ISBN: 1588343162

Category: TRANSPORTATION

Page: 255

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The Nation's Hangar: Aircraft Treasures of the Smithsonian offers a fascinating textual and visual history of civilian, military, and commercial aviation from the earliest balloon flights to today's most advanced aircraft. The Nation's Hangar charts the awe-inspiring history of flight around the world. F. Robert Van Der Linden, a Smithsonian curator and 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 innovations have changed the course of human history. The Nation's Hangar is also a visual delight. The Smithsonian aircraft collection has never looked so compelling and sleek. The Nation's Hangar is a must-have for that fly boy or fly girl in your flight pattern.
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Careers in Aviation

Author: Suzanne Weinick

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1448882486

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

View: 9447

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Readers are given a wealth of information about careers in today's aviation fields. The variety of jobs is considerably more extensive than most people imagine. The aviation industry offers careers beyond just being a pilot or flight attendant. Jobs range from helicopter pilot to working for NASA. Further, they're open to people with all experience levels. All one needs is the right enthusiasm.
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America's Hangar

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

Author: Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

Publisher: Smithsonian Books (DC)

ISBN: 9780974511306

Category: Aeronautical museums

Page: 71

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America's Scientific Treasures

A Travel Companion

Author: Brenda H. Cohen

Publisher: Amer Chemical Society

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 446

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In a friendly and entertaining style, America's Scientific Treasures describes hundreds of exciting destinations for the scientifically inclined traveler. The authors have spent many years traveling throughout the United States, and all of their suggestions are based on their own first-hand experience. The treasures they describe range from the unusual to the majestic, from the National Museum of Roller Skating to the Grand Canyon, and each has been selected for its high quality and educational merit. The book is organized geographically, spanning the forty-eight contiguous states, and the descriptions contain both travel details and lively background information. This guide will appeal in particular to armchair travelers, families looking for educational vacations, and anyone interested in America's scientific history.
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