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Electronics in the evolution of flight

Author: Albert D Helfrick
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2004.
Series: Centennial of flight series, no. 9.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Electronics in the Evolution of Flight traces the paired history of modern aviation and electronics through their births in the minds of early thinkers and dreamers, such as the Wright Brothers and Alexander Graham Bell, to their eventual “marriage” under the name avionics. Author Albert Helfrick provides a thorough account of the roles played by the famous and the obscure, from Edwin Howard Armstrong to Nikola  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Helfrick, Albert D.
Electronics in the evolution of flight.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)636997574
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Albert D Helfrick
ISBN: 1585443344 9781585443345 1585444138 9781585444137
OCLC Number: 54852878
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: x, 190 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: The Dreamers and Philosophers --
Childhood: Radio and Aeroplanes --
Coming of Age: The Development of Air Travel --
The War Years --
The Return of Air Travel --
The Space Race: Lessons Learned --
The Computer Age: A Small Chip Starts a Big Revolution --
The Electronic Airplane: Learning to Fly without an Aircraft --
The Role of Electronics in the Second Century of Flight.
Series Title: Centennial of flight series, no. 9.
Responsibility: Albert Helfrick.
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Traces the paired history of modern aviation and electronics, or avionics, from its earliest years to the indispensable tool it is today.  Read more...

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