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Tex Johnston: Jet-age test pilot
Foreword by William Randolph Hearst, Jr. One of America's most daring and accomplished test pilots, Johnston helped develop the jet age at Bell Aircraft and Boeing. At Bell, he tested the XS-1, and at Boeing the XB-47 (the first six-jet engine bomber), the XB-52 bomber, and the 707 series of jets -- including a famous barrel-roll above a crowd gathered for the Gold Cup Hyd ...more
Paperback, 274 pages
Published December 17th 2000 by Smithsonian Books
(first published May 1st 1991)
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