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Name    Morris, Charles Lester

Title   PIONEERING THE HELICOPTER

Binding   Hardcover; Second Printing

Publisher   New York, NY McGraw Hill Book Company, Inc 1941

Seller ID   7688

This is a hardcover book in very good plus condition. It is a second printing. (Blue cloth cover with reverse-embossed title and gilt ink. ) . The author was a chief test pilot for the Skiorsky helicopter from 1941 to 1944 and he wrote in the Preface - "privileged to witness the development": . He includes a list of other pioneers - one is Lindburgh. His words - (they) "comprise the group of intrepid pioneers who dared to take instruction from one who scarcely knew what he essayed to teach". The book is tight, bright, crisp, clean with a touch of wear at the top and bottom of the spine and there is a former owner name neatly typed or stamped to a small piece of paper - it is pasted down on the front end paper. There are no other marks or writing. There is a faint toning to the end papers. The pages and end papers are very clean. No chips or tears. There are some photographs in half tone, plus black and white line drawings within the text. Well cared for. ; 8vo; 161 pages

History Aviation Sikorsky Helicopter World War II Military VS-300 XR-4

Price = 28.00 USD



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