• China Clipper: The Age of the Great Flying Boats

  • By: Robert Gandt
  • Narrated by: Thomas Block
  • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
  • 4.3 out of 5 stars (95 ratings)

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China Clipper: The Age of the Great Flying Boats

By: Robert Gandt
Narrated by: Thomas Block
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Publisher's summary

When the 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 development and explains the aeronautical advances that made the aircraft possible.

©1991 Robert Gandt (P)2015 Robert Gandt
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  • Categories: History

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