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Flying Boats - 9780750970143

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  • Product code: BRNRQ
  • ISBN: 9780750970143
  • Publisher: The History Press Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 15.6cm x 23.3cm
  • Pages: 192
  • Publish date: 01/08/2018

Flying Boats (Paperback)

Flying Boats - 9780750970143

Charles Woodley


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Flying Boats: Air Travel in the Golden Age sets out to do justice to a time of glamorous, unhurried air travel, unrecognisable to most of today's air travellers, but sorely missed by some. During the 1930s, long-distance air travel was the preserve of the flying boat, which transported well-heeled passengers in ocean-liner style and comfort across the oceans. But then the Second World War came, and things changed. Suddenly, landplanes were more efficient, and in abundance: long concrete runways had been constructed during the war that could be used by a new generation of large transport aircraft; and endless developments in aircraft meant they could fly faster and for further distances. Commercial flying boat services resumed, but their days would be numbered.

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Product Details

  • Product code: BRNRQ
  • ISBN: 9780750970143
  • Publisher: The History Press Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 15.6cm x 23.3cm
  • Pages: 192
  • Publish date: 01/08/2018

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