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Author Chiles, James R.

Title The god machine : from boomerangs to black hawks, the story of the helicopter / James R. Chiles.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Bantam Books, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  629.133 Chi    ---  Available
Description 368 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references and index.
Contents Introduction: "Why the Birds Sing" -- Preflight -- The Icarian sea -- A new natural power -- Breakout -- Automobile of the air -- Jules Verne in a suitcase -- Filling the sky -- The race -- The tyrant -- Operation Chopper -- Last man out -- Back in the world -- Chariots of the gods -- Something to watch over me -- The great stick -- Timeline of the helicopter -- Cast of notable helicopters.
Source ILDP 3/2009 PPL
Subject Helicopters -- History.
ISBN 9780553383522 (pbk.)
0553383523 (pbk.)

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