Flight in America, third edition
From the Wrights to the Astronauts
Roger E. Bilstein's Flight in America has won acclaim as the foremost history of one of the twentieth century's landmark achievements—human flight. In this revised and expanded third edition, Bilstein chronicles changes in military, commercial, and space aviation in the 1990s. He offers a glimpse of the developments one might expect in the new millennium.
About the Author
Roger E. Bilstein is a professor of history, emeritus, at the University of Houston, Clear Lake. He is the author of Flight Patterns: Trends of Aeronautical Development in the United States, 1918-1929 and Stages to Saturn: A Technological History of the Apollo/Saturn Launch Vehicles.
"The standard history of the American aerospace enterprise—with good reason."
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