Title: Skyways. A Book on Modern Aeronautics.
Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company,, Philadelphia:
Publication Date: 1930
Binding: blue cloth in dust jacket.
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Edition: First Edition..
octavo, 314pp. The author describes in non-technical language practical flight: how the airplane is handled, the power plant, propellor and instruments, the weather as it affects flying, maps, photography, and the type of men who make good aviators. He also discusses flying fields and airways, aeronautical insurance and laws, the trend of aeronautical construction, and commercial and military aviation and aviation for sport, ending with a forecast of the future. A look at aviation that combines the technical features of aeronautics with a general view of its development throught the world. With 76 illustrations from photographs and drawings. Book fine. Dust jacket faded at spine, lightly faded on front cover, and with several short, closed tears. Bookseller Inventory # 15721
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