skip to content
The bird is on the wing : aerodynamics and the progress of the American airplane Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The bird is on the wing : aerodynamics and the progress of the American airplane

Author: James R Hansen
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2004.
Series: Centennial of flight series, no. 6.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

Providing an easily understandable introduction to the role of aerodynamics in the design of such historic American aircraft as the DC-3, X-1, and 747, James Hansen presents a history of aircraft  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hansen, James R.
Bird is on the wing.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, c2004
(OCoLC)607045140
Online version:
Hansen, James R.
Bird is on the wing.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, c2004
(OCoLC)607705479
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James R Hansen
ISBN: 1585442887 9781585442881 1585442437 9781585442430
OCLC Number: 52251147
Description: xi, 273 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The defining element of a defining technology --
The winding path to the Wright brothers --
Reinventing the airplane --
Breaking the sound barrier --
The supersonic design revolution --
The rise and fall of the SST --
The progress of the jetliner --
The future of flight.
Series Title: Centennial of flight series, no. 6.
Responsibility: James R. Hansen.
More information:

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

." . . a splendid overview of the R&D processes that characterized the evolution of American aerodynamics and aviation. The brevity and high readability of this study will make it an especially Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/52251147>
library:oclcnum"52251147"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/52251147>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/798376>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Aerodynamics--Research."@en
schema:name"Aeronautics--Research"@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"1st ed."
schema:copyrightYear"2004"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2004"
schema:description"The defining element of a defining technology -- The winding path to the Wright brothers -- Reinventing the airplane -- Breaking the sound barrier -- The supersonic design revolution -- The rise and fall of the SST -- The progress of the jetliner -- The future of flight."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/219250156>
schema:genre"History"@en
schema:genre"Biography"@en
schema:genre"Biography."@en
schema:genre"History."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The bird is on the wing : aerodynamics and the progress of the American airplane"@en
schema:numberOfPages"273"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.