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Title The Jet age : forty years of jet aviation / edited by Walter J. Boyne and Donald S. Lopez ; with contributions by Anselm Franz ... [and others]
Published Washington : National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution : distributed by Smithsonian Institution Press, 1979


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 W'PONDS  629.133349 Jet  AVAILABLE
Description vii, 190 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents The birth of the jet engine in Britain / Sir Frank Whittle -- The evolution and future of aeropropulsion systems / Hans von Ohain -- Jet fighters / Walter J. Boyne and Donald S. Lopez -- The development of the "Jumbo 004" turbojet engine / Anselm Franz -- Powerplants-- past, present, and future / Gerhard Neumann -- Jet bombers / Walter J. Boyne and Donald S. Lopez -- Flying jet aircraft and the Bell XS-1 / Charles E. Yeager -- The first forty years of jet aviation / Najeeb E. Halaby -- Jet airliners / Walter J. Boyne and Donald S. Lopez -- Jet aviation development : a company perspective / John E. Steiner -- Forty years of jet aviation : a selective bibliography and research guide / Dominick A. Pisano
Notes Lectures presented at a symposium held Oct. 26, 1979 and sponsored by the National Air and Space Museum
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 185-190
Subject Airplanes -- Jet propulsion -- History -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Boyne, Walter J., 1929-
Franz, Anselm.
Lopez, Donald S., 1923-2008.
National Air and Space Museum.
LC no. 79020216
ISBN 0874742471 (paperback)