Non-review: _The Boeing 747_

From:         rdd@cactus.org (Robert Dorsett)
Organization: Capital Area Central Texas UNIX Society, Austin, Tx
Date:         30 Apr 93 02:23:32 PDT
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Title: The Boeing 747
Author: David H. Minton
Publisher: TAB, 1991
Cost: $10.95
Length: 114 pp, illustrated (B/W).

Impression: Overview of the historical development of the 747.  Nothing
particularly profound.  Technical stuff is Janes-ey, nothing detailed.
The fleet listings are thorough.


Contents:
	In the beginning
		Bigger and Better
		First Orders
		First Flight
	In Development
		Two basic versions
		Big Top and Megatop
		Putting th Custom in Customer
		Milestones in Boeing 747 Development
	In Detail
		Engines
		Landing Features
		Electronics
		Production Problems
		The Future
	In Uniform
		United States Air Force
		Iranian Air Force
		NASA
		Air Force One
		Other Uniforms
	In the News
		Setting Records
		Crashes and Smashes
		Tenerife
		Terrorism
		Lockerbie
		Rocket Attack
		Tokyo
		Aging Aircraft
		The Future
	In Scale
		1/200 Scale
		1/144 Scale
		1/156 Scale
		1/125 Scale
		1/100 Scale
		Conversions
		Decals
	
	Appendix: Boeing 747 Fleet Listing
	Index