"Aviators: A Photographic History of Flight"
Smithsonian’s Aviators presents an illustrated and detailed photographic history of aviation, from failed attempts of flying machines at the end of the 19th Century through the Wright brothers and on to the world-wide pioneers. This book examines the rise of the first passenger airlines in the 1920s, and chronicles the beginnings of the jet era in the 1940s. The rise of great commercial airliners such as the Jumbo Jet, Concorde and the Airbus are also highlighted.
Hardback 192 pp Black & White photos