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Blind landings : low-visibility operations in American aviation, 1918-1958 /

by Conway, Erik M.
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006Description: xiv, 218 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0801884497 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9780801884498 (hardcover : alk. paper).Subject(s): Instrument flying -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Airplanes -- Landing -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Landing aids (Aeronautics) -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Contents:
Introduction -- Instrumental faith -- Places to land blind -- Radio blind flying -- The promise of microwaves -- Instrument landing goes to war -- The intrusion of newcomers -- The politics of blind landing -- Transformations -- Conclusion.
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BOOK BOOK Mesa Lab TL711.B6 C66 2006 (Browse shelf) 1 Available

Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-210) and index.

Introduction -- Instrumental faith -- Places to land blind -- Radio blind flying -- The promise of microwaves -- Instrument landing goes to war -- The intrusion of newcomers -- The politics of blind landing -- Transformations -- Conclusion.

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