Jet Age: The Comet, the 707, and the Race to Shrink the World

Jet Age: The Comet, the 707, and the Race to Shrink the World

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The captivating story of the titans, engineers, and pilots who raced to design a safe and lucrative passenger jet.

In Jet Age, journalist Sam Howe Verhovek explores the advent of the first generation of jet airliners and the people who designed, built, and flew them. The path to jet travel was triumphal and amazingly rapid-less than fifty years after the Wright Brothers' first flight at Kitty Hawk, Great Britain led the world with the first commercial jet plane… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Avery (October 14, 2010)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 272 pages

File size: 2.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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