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The Resource Over Empires and Oceans: Pioneers, Aviators and Adventurers - Forging the International Air Routes 1918-1939

Over Empires and Oceans: Pioneers, Aviators and Adventurers - Forging the International Air Routes 1918-1939

Label
Over Empires and Oceans: Pioneers, Aviators and Adventurers - Forging the International Air Routes 1918-1939
Title
Over Empires and Oceans: Pioneers, Aviators and Adventurers - Forging the International Air Routes 1918-1939
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This a story of pioneers, intrepid aviators, adventurers, tycoons and innovators. It is also a story of dedication and determination, for despite fixed-wing aircraft proving their value over the battlefields of the Western Front during the First World War, convincing governments and public alike that they had a role in peacetime proved far more challenging. The Americans, as inventors of heavier-than-air powered flight, had briefly courted with a passenger airline across Tampa Bay in 1914, yet it took a further nine years for mail to be flown coast-to-coast. In 1919 a British company made the
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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Bluffield, Robert
Dewey number
387.709042
Index
no index present
LC call number
TL725
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Airways
  • TRANSPORTATION
  • Airways
Label
Over Empires and Oceans: Pioneers, Aviators and Adventurers - Forging the International Air Routes 1918-1939
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction; Glossary; Chapter One Pie in the Sky -- The Evolution of Flight; Chapter Two Europe Rises to the Aviation Challenge; Chapter Three The First Airlines; Chapter Four The Great War and Its Aftermath; Chapter Five Mail Before Passengers; Chapter Six German Expansion and Operations in South America and China; Chapter Seven Commercial Flying Commences in Britain; Chapter Eight The French Expand the Boundaries; Chapter Nine Imperial Airways; Chapter Ten East to Batavia -- The Emergence of KLM; Chapter Eleven The American Odyssey; Chapter Twelve The Airline Trippe Built
  • Chapter Thirteen The Pacific ChallengeChapter Fourteen Atlantic Crossing; Chapter Fifteen Shrinking the Outback; Chapter Sixteen The Empire Mail Route to Australia; Chapter Seventeen Into America; Chapter Eighteen Coming of Age; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Chapter Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
896872771
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780957689268
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)896872771
Label
Over Empires and Oceans: Pioneers, Aviators and Adventurers - Forging the International Air Routes 1918-1939
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction; Glossary; Chapter One Pie in the Sky -- The Evolution of Flight; Chapter Two Europe Rises to the Aviation Challenge; Chapter Three The First Airlines; Chapter Four The Great War and Its Aftermath; Chapter Five Mail Before Passengers; Chapter Six German Expansion and Operations in South America and China; Chapter Seven Commercial Flying Commences in Britain; Chapter Eight The French Expand the Boundaries; Chapter Nine Imperial Airways; Chapter Ten East to Batavia -- The Emergence of KLM; Chapter Eleven The American Odyssey; Chapter Twelve The Airline Trippe Built
  • Chapter Thirteen The Pacific ChallengeChapter Fourteen Atlantic Crossing; Chapter Fifteen Shrinking the Outback; Chapter Sixteen The Empire Mail Route to Australia; Chapter Seventeen Into America; Chapter Eighteen Coming of Age; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Chapter Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
896872771
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780957689268
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)896872771

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