The Saga of the Tin Goose

The Saga of the Tin Goose

Author: David Ansel Weiss

Publisher: Cumberland Enterprises

ISBN: UOM:39015071207198

Category: Aeronautics

Page: 278

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The Ford Trimotor aircraft was designed by William Bushnell Stout. With the support of Henry and Edsel Ford, the plane was improved until the Fords could put the plane into production. In that plane, Charles Lindbergh inaugurated the first cross country passenger service of America. Richard E. Byrd used a "Tin Goose" to fly over the South Pole, and another Goose carried Franklin D. Roosevelt to Chicago in 1932 to give his acceptance speech at the national Democratic Party convention.
The Saga of the Tin Goose
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: DAVID A. WEISS
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-03 - Publisher: Trafford Publishing

It was the brainchild of Henry Ford and inventor William Bushnell Stout. It was the Ford Tri Motor, affectionately called the Tin Goose, the first all-metal passenger plane built in the United States. Only one hundred ninety-nine were ever manufactured, but they launched regular scheduled flights in America, introducing almost
The Saga of the Tin Goose
Language: en
Pages: 278
Authors: David Ansel Weiss
Categories: Aeronautics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1971 - Publisher: Cumberland Enterprises

The Ford Trimotor aircraft was designed by William Bushnell Stout. With the support of Henry and Edsel Ford, the plane was improved until the Fords could put the plane into production. In that plane, Charles Lindbergh inaugurated the first cross country passenger service of America. Richard E. Byrd used a
The Great Fire of London
Language: en
Pages: 136
Authors: DAVID A. WEISS
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-27 - Publisher: Trafford Publishing

THE GREAT FIRE OF LONDON A book that entertains, informs and suggests startling parallels to todays world. _____________________________________________________________________________ Join such historical figures as King Charles II whose far-seeing plan rebuilt a city; Samuel Pepys whose diary told the tale; and Christopher Wren whose architectural genius brought London back to life.
Reconsidering a Century of Flight
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Roger D. Launius, Janet R. Daly Bednarek
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-01 - Publisher: UNC Press Books

On December 17, 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright soared into history during a twelve-second flight on a secluded North Carolina beach. Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the first flight, these essays chart the central role that aviation played in twentieth-century history and capture the spirit of innovation and adventure that
Flying the Lindbergh Line
Language: en
Pages: 380
Authors: Robert F. Kirk
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: AuthorHouse

Flying in the early 20th Century was dangerous business. Aircraft were made of sticks and cloth and engines failed at alarming rates. Those who flew risked both accidents and death. However, some saw this stumbling attempt to master the skies as an opportunity to bring the human race forward. They