Author Shares Airplanes Stories and Histories
Online PR News – 13-October-2017 – Atlanta, GA – In the field of literature, many sources describe how airplanes work and how they came to exist. While some of those explain the physical aspects of these beautiful things that fly, Norman Currey brings more to the readers. He pens Airplane Stories and Histories, a history book that describes two hundred years of aviation.
Airplane Stories and Histories highlights the exploits of pioneers: Sir George Cayley, the Wright brothers, Charles Lindbergh, Wiley Post, Amelia Earheart, R.J. Mitchell, Sir Geoffrey de Haviland, Allan Loughead, Frank White, and Kelly Johnson. More to these people are fascinating facts about events and developments such as the first flight, first transatlantic flight, the jet engine, Spitfire, Mustang, Mosquito, Comet, Concorde, Boeing 747, C-5 Galaxy, Avro Arrow, C-130 Hercules, and the advent of unmanned vehicles (drones).
The book offers a great read to all those who share the same interest with the author. This is relatable to the ones who quest to control the skies, as well as those whose interest are directed towards scientific advancements. This well-researched book by Norman Currey is a must-read history book!
About the Author:
Norman Currey was born on the North Sea Coast if Scarborough, Yorkshire, in 1926. His first experience with aircraft was in the Air Training Corps from 1941 to 1943, and after high school he attended the de Havilland Aeronautical Technical School for four years at Harfield, a few miles north of London. After graduating, he worked as a stress engineer at de Havilland on the Comet, and then sailed to Canada where he was a design engineer at Avro Aircraft for 10 years, working mostly in its Initial Projects Office. He then worked Lockheed for 30 years on the C-130, C-5, JetStar and conducting research and development in their Preliminary Design department. Since retirement he did some consulting and presented lectures to the South Korean Agency Defense Development. He is a Chartered Engineer (UK) and a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, and has published many articles, presented papers at two SAE Systems Conferences, and has published a book on landing gear design (AIAA).
Paperback: 180 pages
Publisher: XLIBRIS (March 15, 2017)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.4 x 9 inches
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