A History in the Making: 80 Turbulent Years in the American General Aviation Industry
The first-ever authoritative history of the business of general aviation: the triumphs and defeats, mergers and acquisitions. Author Donald Pattillo, an aviation and international business expert, takes you through the tumultuous growth of the industry, covering the origins of personal aviation ... the Lindbergh boom ... market expansion and war production ... the postwar era: 1946 - 1954 ... the modern era: 1967 - 1979 ... the general aviation crisis ... and the path to recovery.
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Origins of Personal Aviation
Growth from the Lindbergh Boom
Market Expansion and War Production
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