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Dallas Aviation

Author : Bruce A. Bleakley
ISBN : 0738579882
Genre : History
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Since Otto Brodie's airplane flight at Fair Park in 1910, the city of Dallas has seen over 100 years of rich and diverse aviation activity. Many of those years were spent on a long and complex road to a consolidated airport for the Dallas-Fort Worth area, an impasse finally resolved with the dedication of Dallas-Fort Worth Regional Airport in 1974. Central to Dallas aviation history is Love Field, established as a military base in 1917. A waypoint for famous flights such as the first round-the-world flight in 1924, a venue for colorful characters like barnstormer and bootlegger "Slats" Rodgers, and the site of World War II's largest Air Transport Command base--Love Field was all this and more. Although no longer the region's primary commercial airfield, Love Field remains a major aviation facility as the home of Southwest Airlines and several internationally recognized business aircraft operations.
Category: History

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

Author : Bruce A. Bleakley
ISBN : 9781467130400
Genre : History
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Encompassing 27 square miles, Dallas/Fort Worth International is one of the world's largest and busiest airports, accommodating more than 150,000 passengers each day. The 1974 opening of "D/FW" was preceded by nearly half a century of an often acrimonious aviation rivalry between Dallas and Fort Worth that featured a colorful cast of business leaders, municipal officials, and airline executives. Through its first 40 years, D/FW grew from a regional hub into a global crossroads for passenger and air cargo service. Bold, imaginative leadership sustained the airport through the failure of its largest tenant airline, the effects of 9/11, an air traffic controllers' strike, and more than one fuel crisis. An extraordinary economic engine for North Texas, D/FW stands poised to become home to the world's largest airline, validating the original planners' dream of a dynamic focal point for domestic and international commercial aviation.
Category: History

Fire Rain

Author : Jerome Greer Chandler
ISBN : UOM:39015010488370
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 72.28 MB
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Describes the crash of Delta flight 191 on August 2, 1985 at the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, explains how windshear caused the tragedy, and argues that the federal government could do more to protect air passengers
Category: Health & Fitness

Aviation Week

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ISBN : UVA:X001601307
Genre : Aeronautics
File Size : 84.92 MB
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Category: Aeronautics

Distinguished African Americans In Aviation And Space Science

Author : Betty Kaplan Gubert
ISBN : 1573562467
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A look at the lives and careers of 80 men and 20 women who defied poverty and prejudice to excel in the fields of aviation and space exploration.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Sustainable Airport Construction Practices

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ISBN : 9780309155250
Genre : Airports
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TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 42: Sustainable Airport Construction Practices explores a set of best practices, methods, procedures, and materials that if implemented during construction may have a sustainable, positive economic, operational, environmental, or social effect. The report includes the collection of sustainable airport construction practices in a searchable, filterable spreadsheet format on a CD-ROM, which is packaged with the report. The CD-ROM included as part of ACRP Report 42 is also available for download from TRB's website as an ISO image--Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Data Collection -- Ch. 3. Data Collection -- Ch. 4. Organization of the Collection -- Ch. 5. How to Use the Collection -- Ch. 6. Case Studies.
Category: Airports