American Flying Boats and Amphibious Aircraft: An Illustrated History

Editor/Author Johnson, E.R.
Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: McFarland

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-7864-3974-4
Category: Technology & Engineering - Aeronautics & Watercraft
Image Count: 389
Book Status: Available
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This work is a comprehensive, heavily illustrated history of the many flying boats and amphibious aircraft designed and built in the United States.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Preface
  • Part I. The Early Era, 1912-1928
  • Historical Overview
  • The Early Era • 1912-1928: Overview
  • Aeromarine Plane & Motor Co.
  • American Aeronautical Corp.
  • Benoist Aeroplane Co.
  • Boeing Airplane Co.
  • Curtiss Aeroplane & Motor Co.
  • Eastman Aircraft Corp.
  • Ireland Aircraft, Inc.
  • Lewis and Vought Corp.
  • Loening Aeronautical Engineering Co.
  • Naval Aircraft Factory
  • Sikorsky Manufacturing Co.
  • Sperry Aircraft Co.
  • Part II. The Golden Era, 1928-1945
  • Historical Overview
  • The Golden Era • 1928-1945: Overview
  • Amphibions, Inc.
  • Boeing Airplane Co.
  • Consolidated Aircraft Co.
  • Curtiss-Wright Airplane Co.
  • Douglas Aircraft Co.
  • Fairchild Aircraft Corp.
  • Fleetwings, Inc.
  • Fokker Aircraft Corp. of America (General Aviation Mfg. Corp.)
  • Goodyear Aircraft Corp.
  • Great Lakes Aircraft Corp.
  • Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corp.
  • Hall Aluminum Aircraft Corp.
  • Keystone Aircraft Corp.
  • Loening Aeronautical Division of Keystone Aircraft Corp.
  • Glenn L. Martin Co.
  • Naval Aircraft Factory
  • Sikorsky Aviation Division of United Aircraft Corp.
  • Spencer Aircraft Co.
  • Viking Flying Boat Co.
  • Part III. The Post-War Era, 1945-Present
  • Historical Overview
  • The Post-War Era • 1945-Present: Overview
  • Aerocar International, Inc.
  • Anderson
  • Colonial Aircraft Corp.
  • Columbia Aircraft Corp.
  • Convair Aircraft Corp.
  • Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corp.
  • Hughes Aircraft Division, Hughes Tool Co.
  • Icon Aircraft
  • Glenn L. Martin Co.
  • Pereira (Osprey) Aircraft Company
  • Republic Aviation Corporation
  • Seawind/SNA, Inc. (Seawind, LLC)
  • Spencer and Anderson
  • Thurston Aircraft (Aeromarine) Corporation
  • Volmer Aircraft Company
  • Appendix A: Lesser Known Flying Boats and Amphibians
  • Appendix B: Flying Boat and Amphibian Design Concepts
  • Appendix C: Three Glossaries
  • Aeronautical Terms and Abbreviations
  • Military Terms and Abbreviations
  • Military Aircraft Nomenclature
  • Bibliography