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Author Conway, Erik M., 1965-

Title Blind landings : low-visibility operations in American aviation, 1918-1958 / Erik M Conway
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 218 pages) : illustrations
Contents ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""List of Abbreviations""; ""Introduction""; ""1 Instrumental Faith""; ""2 Places to Land Blind""; ""3 Radio Blind Flying""; ""4 The Promise of Microwaves""; ""5 Instrument Landing Goes to War""; ""6 The Intrusion of Newcomers""; ""7 The Politics of Blind Landing""; ""8 Transformations""; ""Conclusion""; ""Notes""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""X""; ""Y""; ""Z""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-210) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Airplanes -- Landing -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Instrument flying -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Landing aids (Aeronautics) -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006003795
ISBN 080188960X (electronic bk.)
9780801889608 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)