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Braniff Airways

Author: Richard Benjamin Cass
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439654239
Size: 26.43 MB
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Braniff Airways: Flying Colors takes readers on a magical flight through the history of Braniff International Airways, beginning with its small-town Oklahoma roots to its high-flying and stylish span of the globe. Braniff brought together the mystery of aviation with the glamorous fields of fashion, art, and design, and taught the flying world how to fly with style and beauty. It is this remarkable joining of forces that has made Braniff as popular today as it was when flying in style across the Atlantic and Pacific.

Splash Of Colors

Author: John J. Nance
Publisher: William Morrow
Size: 48.35 MB
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Traces the history of the Braniff airline and discusses how the mismanagement of the company resulted in its bankruptcy

Dallas Aviation

Author: Bruce A. Bleakley
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439624887
Size: 37.74 MB
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Since Otto Brodie’s airplane flight at Fair Park in 1910, the city of Dallas has seen over 100 years of rich and diverse aviation activity. Many of those years were spent on a long and complex road to a consolidated airport for the Dallas–Fort Worth area, an impasse finally resolved with the dedication of Dallas–Fort Worth Regional Airport in 1974. Central to Dallas aviation history is Love Field, established as a military base in 1917. A waypoint for famous flights such as the first round-the-world flight in 1924, a venue for colorful characters like barnstormer and bootlegger “Slats” Rodgers, and the site of World War II’s largest Air Transport Command base—Love Field was all this and more. Although no longer the region’s primary commercial airfield, Love Field remains a major aviation facility as the home of Southwest Airlines and several internationally recognized business aircraft operations.

Airliners At Lax

Author: Robert D. Archer
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 9780962673061
Size: 17.48 MB
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Subtitled: Los Angeles International Airport 1956-1976. Enjoy a pictorial essay through time as photographer and historian Bob Archer hosts this nostalgic visit to LAX for a sampling of the great props, turbo-props, and early jets which used LAX during the most profound transition period in civil aviation history. Hdbd., 10 3/4x 9, 120 pgs., 114 color ill.

Pan American World Airways Aviation History Through The Words Of Its People

Author: James Patrick Baldwin
Publisher: Bluewaterpress LLC
ISBN: 9781604520729
Size: 73.48 MB
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OA tribute to the legacy of one of the world's great airlines and the men and women who for six decades were the soul of the company. Baldwin and Kriendler have created a compelling book which captures much of the joy, adventure and spirit which was Pan Am.ONEdward S. Trippe, Chairman, Pan Am Historical Foundation.

Boeing 737 300 To 800

Author: Robbie Shaw
Publisher: Zenith Press
ISBN: 9780760306994
Size: 11.70 MB
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Backstage at Boeing facilities, readers are treated to an inside look at the changes made to each variant and their technical specs. Color photos of aircraft on runways and in flight.

Northwest Orient

Author: Bill Yenne
Publisher: Gallery Books
ISBN: 9780831764463
Size: 17.85 MB
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Describes how a fledgling air mail carrier grew into a profitable international airline, chronicling the development of the company from the early days of open-cockpit flying to the computerized jet age

The Republic Airlines Story

Author: Terry Love
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
ISBN: 9780764342479
Size: 65.22 MB
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"Republic Airlines and its twelve predecessors formed one of the finest national airlines that ever spanned the nation. Although in existence for only six years, it created a legacy of dependability and service while flying into more locations that any other airline of the time. They had the right equipment, at the right time, employees with the right esprit de corps, and were famous for their solid performance when other legacy airlines, like Eastern, Braniff, etc. were failing. How did all of this come about? Here are facts, data, information, plus lots of rare photographs, including "behind the scenes" stories of these airlines. This book includes photos and illustrations depicting all phases of the history of Republic Airlines and its predecessors from the 1940s until 1986, including extensive coverage of aircraft, facilities, airports served, maintenance, personnel, route maps, timetables, logos, and fleet listings. Histories include: Wisconsin Central Airlines, North Central Airlines, Southern Airways, Hughes Airwest, Air West, Southwest Airways, Pacific Air Lines, Zimmerly Airlines, Empire Airlines, West Coast Airlines, Bonanza Air Lines, and Republic Airlines"--Jacket.

Poor Sailors Airline

Author: Gary Kissel
ISBN: 9781888962185
Size: 71.94 MB
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Complete history of the innovative Californian airline that pioneered deep-discount-fare commercial passenger service, and served as a model for others to follow.

America S Local Service Airlines

Author: David H. Stringer
Publisher: Apt Collectibles
ISBN: 9780980109214
Size: 27.66 MB
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After WWII, the U.S. government licensed 13 local service airlines in order to expand air service to less populous locations. This book covers the histories of these local airlines.