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Corporate Author National Air and Space Museum.

Title The nation's hangar : aircraft treasures of the Smithsonian from the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center / F. Robert van der Linden.

Imprint Washington, DC : Smithsonian Books, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    629.1333 NAT    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    629.13334 NAT    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 255 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "The Nation's Hangar: Aircraft Treasures of the Smithsonian offers a fascinating textual and visual history of civilian, military, and commercial aviation from the earliest balloon flights to today's most advanced aircraft. The Nation's Hangar charts the awe-inspiring history of flight around the world. F. Robert Van Der Linden, a Smithsonian curator and leading expert on aviation history, explains the fascinating stories behind aviation's great technological advances and provides historic and social context that highlights the many ways in which these innovations have changed the course of human history. The Nation's Hangar is also a visual delight. The Smithsonian aircraft collection has never looked so compelling and sleek. The Nation's Hangar is a must-have for that fly boy or fly girl in your flight pattern"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Catalogs.
National Air and Space Museum -- Catalogs.
Airplanes -- Catalogs.
Added Author Van der Linden, F. Robert.
ISBN 9781588343161 (pbk.)
1588343162 (pbk.)

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