Author: William F. Melberg
Famous Airliners by Pilotwear
Item Number: BKFA2
Famous Airliners chronicles the evolution of the modern airliner. Its story begines with the Boeing Model 80, whose 12 passengers flew at a little over 100 mph and were the first to enjoy the attention of specially trained nurses called "Stewardesses." It ends with the Concorde, which travels at more than twice the speed of sound and crosses the Atlantic in about three hours.
Covering over 65 airliners, Famous Airliners features more than 150 vintage and full-color photos of airliners old and new.
Incuded: tables at the back of the book which compare the date of first flight, range, wingspan, length, and cruising speed and altitude for over 60 airliners.