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Americas Round-Engine Airliners Some Of The Most Significant Engineering And Technological Breakthroughs Of The 20th Century Centered On The Development Of Piston Aero Engines From 1920 To 1957 This Book Explains In Detailed, Well Illustrated, And Easy To Understand Terms How These Piston Powered Radial Engine Airliners Advanced Rapidly The Aircraft Originated With Fabric Covered Fuselages With Wooden Wings And Morphed Into All Metal Ford Trimotors As The World S First True Modern Airliner, The Douglas DC 3, Long Range Four Engine Transoceanic Flying Boats Finally, The Ultimate Queens Of The Skies Lockheed Constellations, Douglas DC 7s, And Boeing Stratocruisers Flew At The Zenith Of The Piston Age In The Mid To Late 1950s.Many Magnificent Aircraft Bridged The Gap From Small Single Engine Airliners Carrying Six Passengers In The 1920s To Large Long Range, Four Engine Landplanes Carrying 60 To 80 Passengers And Linking All The World S Continents By Air In The 1950s This Book Not Only Traces The Technical Evolution Of Every Radial Engine Powerplant Used Over That Time Span But Also Includes Interesting And Fact Filled Sidebars That Detail What It Was Like Flying Aboard Each Generation Of These Aircraft In 1948, The Largest Radial Piston Engine Ever Produced Entered Airline Service, The Mighty 3,500 Hp 28 Cylinder Pratt Whitney R 4360 It Is One Of 12 Different Radial Engines Covered In Depth By The Authors Of This Book.With One Author Having Been An Airline Pilot And The Other An Air Racing Enthusiast And Lifetime Member Of The Aircraft Engine Historical Society, This Book Offers Readers The Best Of Both Worlds Colorfully Illustrated Stories Of Flying Aboard The World S Greatest Piston Powered Airliners Are Interwoven With Detailed Yet Easy To Understand Descriptions And Graphics Showing The Intricacies Of High Performance Piston Radial Engines The Advancement And Success Of America S Air Transportation System Can Be Linked Directly To The Concurrent Growth Of Long Range, High Speed Airliners And Their Revolutionary Powerplants, And This Book Tells The Compelling Story Of Aviation Progress And Development For The Very First Time.

  • Hardcover
  • 216 pages
  • Americas Round-Engine Airliners
  • William Pearce
  • 02 October 2018
  • 9781580072571

About the Author: William Pearce

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