Is The Thrilling Story Behind The Queen Of The Skies The Boeing As Told By Joe Sutter, One Of The Most Celebrated Engineers Of The Twentieth Century, Who Spearheaded Its Design And ConstructionBorn In In Seattle, Sutter Grew Up On A Hilltop Overlooking The Boeing Plant And Flying Field It Was A Thrilling Era Of Open Cockpits, Silk Scarves, Leather Helmets, And Goggles After Serving In World War II, Sutter Joined Boeing, Then A Small Company, Eager To Build AirplanesIn July , He Was Asked To Lead The Large Boeing Team Designing The New Pan Am Wanted A New Airliner As Quickly As Possible This All New Transport Had To Be Far Bigger Than Anything In Service Or Even On Anybody S Drawing Board To Make It Fly, Sutter And His Team Would Have To Push Far Beyond The Technological Boundaries Of The Late S Could It Be Done Almost Everything About The Would Be Unprecedented Its Cabin Would Be So Wide That It Would Need Two Aisles Its Horizontal Tail Would Be Bigger Than The Wings Of Most Airliners Ever Built Jet Engines Big Enough To Lift It Off The Ground Didn T Yet Exist Runways At The World S Airports Couldn T Handle It, And Neither Could Boeing S Factories They Had To Erect The World S Largest Building Just To Produce It A Truly Mammoth Undertaking, The Became One Of The Most Successful Airplane Models EverSutter S Vivid Narrative Takes Us Back To A Time When American Technology Was Cutting Edge The Came On The Market The Same Year That Men First Set Foot On The Moon And Jet Travel Was Still Glamorous And New With Wit And Warmth, He Gives An Insider S Sense Of The Larger Than Life Size Personalities And The Tensions In The Aeronautical World Ultimately, Is An Inspiring Story Of Grit And Glory
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- 288 pages
- 747: Creating the World's First Jumbo Jet and Other Adventures from a Life in Aviation
- Joe Sutter
- 14 February 2018 Joe Sutter