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Titre : Vertical Challenge : The Hiller Aircraft ...
Éditeur : University of Washington Press, Seattle, WA, U.S.A.
Date d'édition : 1992
Reliure : Cloth
Etat du livre : Near Fine
Etat de la jaquette : Near Fine
Edition : First Edition
SIGNED BY STANLEY HILLER on titl e page. Rare find! Book is immaculate, straight page edges, clean, no tears or chips. 224pgs including index. Part corpor ate and technical history, part biography of the most innovative helicopter engineer/designer and producer of the 1940's; highly readable with lots of great b&w photos. This rare find is a must have for the helicopter enthusi ast or anyone else interested in the history of California industry. Writte n by former curator of the Museum of Flight in Seattle, and the asst. cura tor of the Nat'l Air and Space Museum in Wash. D.C. Clean. N° de réf. du libraire 002640
Synopsis : Vertical Challenge: The Hiller Aircraft Story Chronicles the most innovative and least remembered of the helicopter industry's pioneering companies. Founded by Stanley Hiller, Jr., Hiller Aircraft produced conventional and ramjet helicopters, flying platforms, and other fascination flying machines.
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