The nation's hangar : aircraft treasures of the Smithsonian from the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center / F. Robert van der Linden.
- Description: 255 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: Washington, DC : Smithsonian Books, c2011.
- ISBN: 9781588343161 (pbk.)
- ISBN: 1588343162 (pbk.)
- 7 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 7 total copies.
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|Danvers||Adult Nonfiction||TL 506 U6 N385 2011 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Everett - Parlin Memorial||Adult Nonfiction||629.1333/N277n (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Gloucester||Adult Nonfiction||629.13334/National (Text to phone)||Available||-|
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|Peabody Main||Adult Nonfiction||NEW TL 506 .U6 N385 2011 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
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|Contents:||A new beginning: building the Udvar-Hazy Center -- Restoration and conservation -- The early years of flight -- The golden age of flight -- The Second World War -- Air warfare in the Pacific -- Civil aviation in the postwar years -- Postwar military aviation and vertical flight.|
|Summary:||"The Nation's Hangar: Aircraft Treasures of the Smithsonian offers a fascinating textual and visual history of civilian, military, and commercial aviation from the earliest balloon flights to today's most advanced aircraft. The Nation's Hangar charts the awe-inspiring history of flight around the world. F. Robert Van Der Linden, a Smithsonian curator and leading expert on aviation history, explains the fascinating stories behind aviation's great technological advances and provides historic and social context that highlights the many ways in which these innovations have changed the course of human history. The Nation's Hangar is also a visual delight. The Smithsonian aircraft collection has never looked so compelling and sleek. The Nation's Hangar is a must-have for that fly boy or fly girl in your flight pattern"--|
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