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Hardcover Jet Age: The Comet, the 707, and the Race to Shrink the World Book

ISBN: 1583334025

ISBN13: 9781583334027

Jet Age: The Comet, the 707, and the Race to Shrink the World

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The captivating story of the titans, engineers, and pilots who raced to design a safe and lucrative passenger jet. In "Jet Age," journalist Sam Howe Verhovek explores the advent of the first generation of jet airliners and the people who designed, built, and flew them. The path to jet travel was triumphal and amazingly rapid-less than fifty years after the Wright Brothers' first flight at Kitty Hawk, Great Britain led the world with the first commercial...

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