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The barnstormer and the lady : aviation legends Walter and Olive Ann Beech / by Dennis Farney

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Author:
Farney, Dennis  Search this
Subject:
Beech, Olive Ann 1903-1993  Search this
Beach family  Search this
Beech, Walter Herschel 1891-1951  Search this
Beech Aircraft Corporation History  Search this
Physical description:
230 p. : ill., map, ports. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2010
C2010
Contents:
Aristocrats of the air -- The boy who wanted to fly -- Your life in your hands: aviation in the 1920's -- The girl who kept the books -- A marriage of opposites -- A pheasant in his teeth --War -- A death in the family -- A new hierarchy of power -- The bank with malice -- A disastrous interview -- Encounters with Lear -- "They'll have to carry me out" -- Eagle and raven: the end of an era -- A merger goes bad -- Final decade -- Two lives, lived in full -- Appendix A: Aviation trophies won by Walter H. Beech -- Appendix B: Awards and honors granted to Walter H. Beech -- Appendix C: Awards and honors granted to Olive Ann Beech -- Appendix D: List of persons interviewed by the author and/or submitting written recollections -- Beechcraft genealogy
Topic:
Aeronautics--History  Search this
Beechcraft (Airplanes)--History  Search this
Airplanes--History  Search this
Call number:
TL515 .F37 2010
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_960512