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American flying boats and amphibious aircraft : an illustrated history / E.R. Johnson.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780786439744
  • ISBN: 0786439742
  • Physical Description: vii, 376 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [2009]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-371) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The early era, 1912-1928 -- The golden era, 1928-1945 -- The post-war era, 1945-present -- Lesser known flying boats and amphibians -- Flying boat and amphibian design concepts -- Three glossaries -- Aeronautical terms and abbreviations -- Military terms and abbreviations -- Military aircraft nomenclature.
Summary, etc.:
"History of the amphibious aircraft designed and built in the United States. Three sections: 1912-1928, 1928-1945, and 1945-present, with historical overviews of each period. Aircraft types are listed in alphabetical order, with technical specifications, drawings and photographs. An appendix covers lesser known types and several design concepts that never achieved the flying stage"--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Seaplanes > United States > History.
Amphibian planes > History.
Amphibian planes.
United States.
Flugboot > USA > Geschichte.
Genre: History.