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China Clipper: The Age of the Great Flying Boats

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When China Clipper shattered aviation records on its maiden six-day flight from California to the Orient in 1935, the flying boat became an instant celebrity. This lively history by Robert Gandt traces the development of the great flying boats as both a triumph of technology and a stirring human drama. He examines the political, military, and economic forces that drove its ...more
Paperback, 214 pages
Published October 1st 2010 by US Naval Institute Press (first published September 1st 2010)
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