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Propliners: A Half-Century of the World's Great Propeller-Driven Airliners #MISFT0016
 
Propliners: A Half-Century of the World's Great Propeller-Driven Airliners
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Aviation
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Motorbooks International

 The book, Propliners: A Half-Century of the World's Great Propeller-Driven Airliners represents a full-color pictorial study of the classic propeller driven aircraft from the 1920s up to the jetliner era.  Aircraft reviewed in order of their first flight include: 1) Boeing 377 Stratocruisers, 2) Curtiss (Commando C-46); 3) Douglas (DC-1 through DC-8); 4) Ford Tri-Motors; 5) Grumman (G-21 Goose and G-44 Widgeon); 6) Hamilton Metalplanes; 7) Lockheed Constellations; 8) Martin (2-0-2 , 4-0-4) and 9) Stinsons.  Also highlighted in "Propliners" are the following airlines that flew these aircraft: 1) Braniff; 2) Delta; 3) Eastern; 4) Northwest; 5) Pan American; 6) TWA and Western.  The major sections of "Propliners" are as follows: 1) Dedication; 2) Introduction; 3) Chapter-1 From Wood to Metal; 4) Chapter-2 After the War; 5) Chapter-3 The Glory Years; 6) Chapter-4 Fall from Grace; 7) Sources and 8) Index.  In addition to an informative narrative that includes a summary of specifications for each aircraft reviewed are 100 color photographs.  This book is 96 pages and is in excellent condition.  The author is Clinton H. Groves.  Edition published in 1994. 

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