Turbulent Skies: The History Of Commercial Aviation (Sloan Technology Series)
- Publish Date: 1995-09-01
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: T. A. Heppenheimer
a gripping, in-depth look at how America's $200 billion aviation industry took flight
To understand the industry, this is necessary reading. --The Miami Herald
With the precision of a scientist, a good reporter's marshaling of disparate facts, and the vigor of a natural storyteller, Heppenheimer offers an absorbing narrative. --Richard Snow, Editor American Heritage.
Tom Heppenheimer tells a fascinating story. -- R. T. Jones Inventor of the swept wing.
An important addition to the history of technology as well as business. -- Publishers Weekly.
An airworthy briefing firmly grounded in the applied science and allied realities that permit air transport of passengers and cargo over long distances and high speeds. -- Kirkus Reviews.