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Contested skies : Trans-Australian Airlines, Australian Airlines, 1946-1992

Author: John Gunn
Publisher: St Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press ; Portland, OR : Distributed in the USA and Canada by International Specialized Book Services, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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TAA had almost a fifty-year record of ground-breaking aviation throughout Australia. Along with Qantas, the airline helped Australia overcome the "tyranny of distance", and made a sustained contribution to aviation in its early years. This book tells the inside story of the airline's internal struggle, and relations with governments.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Gunn
ISBN: 0702230731 9780702230738
OCLC Number: 44688894
Description: xii, 550 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Trans-Australian Airlines, Australian Airlines, 1946-1992
Australian Airlines, 1946-1992
Responsibility: John Gunn.

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TAA had almost a fifty-year record of ground-breaking aviation throughout Australia. Along with Qantas, the airline helped Australia overcome the "tyranny of distance", and made a sustained contribution to aviation in its early years. This book tells the inside story of the airline's internal struggle, and relations with governments.

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