This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Douglas DC-2 - This was the first type of airplane that the author was assigned to co-pilot, and he soon learned the various idiosyncratic aspects of the pioneering design.
Douglas DC-3 - This plane was a 21- to 32-seat, fixed-wing, twin-propeller driven airplane that featured amenities such as optional sleeping berths and on-board kitchen facilities. During World War II, these planes were adapted for wartime use and served with distinction on many fronts.
Lockheed Lodestar - Although relatively few of these aircraft were produced, the design was widely adapted to military use during...
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