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747

Creating the World's First Jumbo Jet and Other Adventures from a Life in Aviation

Joe Sutter

747 is the thrilling story behind "the Queen of the Skies"--the Boeing 747--as told by Joe Sutter, one of the most celebrated engineers of the twentieth century, who spearheaded its design and construction. Sutter's vivid narrative takes us back to a time when American technology was cutting-edge and jet travel was still glamorous and new. With wit...
Publish Date
2007
May 1
First Published in 2006
Goodreads rating
4.19
ISBN
8601420084117
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Apr 08, 2019
@film_girl not directly about the industry but Sutter's book about the 747 is a fascinating look at the Pan Am era, Boeing, and the design of airplanes      source