A Century of Aviation: Worldwide Commercial and Military

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Strategic Book Publishing, Jul 1, 2011 - Reference - 228 pages
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Fascinating, informative and insightful, A Century of Aviation: Worldwide Commercial and Military offers a comprehensive overview of the development of aircraft for over 100 years. With an emphasis on the war periods, from World War I through the present, this is a book that is required reading for any fan of flying. The rich history and inventive advancements in the world of aviation comes alive in this thoroughly enjoyable volume. George E. Slagley, P.E. (Retired) grew up on a farm in Clay County, Illinois and currently resides in Greenville, Alabama. He spent four years in the Navy as an aircraft mechanic on two Aircraft Carriers. He also served in the Navy Reserve for eight years as a Flight Engineer. Mr. Slagley joined the Army, first as a technician, and then received his degree in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering, which converted his position to Supervisory General Engineer. Mr. Slagley graduated from Parks College of St Louis University in December 1969 with a BS and a MBA from Webster University in 1976. He received certification as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) from California.He was a past President of the Alabama Society of Professional Engineers, The TRADOC Professional Engineer of the Year in 1984, and the Alabama Professional Engineer Of the Year 1993/1994. Mr. Slagley spent ten years as an Aerospace Engineer, Technical Advisor (Consultant) at Ft. Rucker, Alabama, and then spent nine years in a business at Dothan, AL where he received The Who's Who in the World certification. http: //sbpra.com/GeorgeESlagle
 

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Contents

TITLE PAGE
Post World War II and Korea 11
CHAPTER V Afghanistan and Iraq 28
APPENDIX A Definitions 207
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Mr. Slagley graduated from Parks College of St Louis University in December 1969 with a BS and a MBA from Webster University in 1976. He received certification as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) from California. He was a past President of the Alabama Society of Professional Engineers, The TRADOC Professional Engineer of the Year in 1984, and the Alabama Professional Engineer Of the Year 1993/1994. Mr. Slagley spent ten years as an Aerospace Engineer, Technical Advisor (Consultant) at Ft. Rucker, Alabama, and then spent nine years in a business at Dothan, AL where he received The Whos Who in the World certification.

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