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The age of flight : a history of America's pioneering airline / by William Garvey & David Fisher ; Randy Johnson, editorial director/contributing author.

Garvey, William. (Author). Fisher, David. (Added Author). Johnson, Randy, 1951- (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood 387.742 GAR (Text) 36626102206919 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Schricker Main Library 387.742 GAR (Text) 30032001696639 ADULT NON-FICTION Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0966706110
  • Physical Description: 255 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: Greensboro, N.C. : Pace Communications, c2002.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Machine generated contents note: INTRODUCTION -- WINGS OF DESIRE 13 -- THE EARLY YEARS -- THE AIRMAIL SERVICE18 / THE ORIGINAL UNITED26 / FOUNDING FATHERS38 -- BECOMING UNITED48 / PAT PATTERSON54 / THEY ALSO SERVE60 -- ELLEN CHURCH68 / A RIDE ON THE MAIN LINE CIRCA 193072 -- TECHNOLOGICAL ACHIEVEMENTS -- CONQUERING THE ELEMENTS84 / ELREY JEPPESEN AND THORP HISCOCK88 -- THE BOEING 24796 / A TICKET TO RIDE104 / THE SILENT PASSENGER. 110 -- THE JET AGE114 / MAKING IT PERFECT120 -- SELLING THE SKY -- UNITED AT YOUR SERVICE. 132 / HAWAIIAN LOVE AFFAIR156 / CELEBRITY STATUS164 -- FLYING ON LEADERSHIP 80166 / FLY THE FRIENDLY SKIES168 -- GOING GLOBAL -- EXTENDING THE MAIN LINE. 184 / UNITED GOES TO WAR 192 / FLIGHT NURSE DIARY. 194 -- TECHNOLOGICAL FIRSTS. 198 / REMEMBRANCE OF TIMES PAST200 / GENEALOGY206 -- THE EMPLOYEES' AIRLINE. 208 / CUSTOMER SERVICE FIRSTS. 214 -- ABOVE AND BEYOND. 216 / EYES IN THE SKIES218 -- A DAY IN THE LIFE -- AN AIRBUS TO EVERYWHERE. 224 -- WINGS OF TOMORROW -- THE FUTURE OF FLIGHT248 -- PHOTOGRAPHY AND MEMORABILIA CREDITS252 / INDEX253.
Subject: United Airlines > History > 20th century.
Airlines > History > 20th century.
Air mail service > United States > History.
Aeronautics, Commercial > History > 20th century.

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