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Author Connors, Jack.

Title The engines of Pratt & Whitney [electronic resource] : a technical history / Jack Connors ; Ned Allen, editor-in-chief.

Imprint Reston, Va. : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xviii, 527 p. : ill.
Series Library of flight
Library of flight.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pre-flight briefing -- The early years -- The later piston engine years -- The piston engine experience -- Transition to gas turbines -- WWII ends and turbojet development begins -- Birth of the tow-spool turbojet -- Four more turbojets -- Transition to turbofans -- Higher and faster -- Going commercial -- Challenges and new turbofans -- High-bypass fans -- The modern era -- Looking back 80 years -- Appendix : Pratt & Whitney medallion.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Group -- History.
Airplanes -- Motors -- History.
Aircraft gas-turbines -- History.
Jet engines -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Allen, Ned.
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
ProQuest (Firm)
Added Title Engines of Pratt and Whitney
ISBN 1600867111
9781600867286 (e-book)

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