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5 edition of The story of Boeing found in the catalog.

The story of Boeing

by Steven Ferry

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Published by Smart Apple Media in Mankato, Minn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Boeing Company -- History -- Juvenile literature,
    • Boeing Company -- History,
    • Aircraft industry -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature,
    • Conglomerate corporations -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature,
    • Aircraft industry -- History

    • About the Edition

      Describes the origins and growth of the highly successful aircraft manufacturer, Boeing, from the first airplane built by Bill Boeing in 1917 to the satellites and stealth airplane it is making at the end of the 20th century.

      Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby Steven Ferry.
      SeriesSpirit of success
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9711.U63 B6328 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL384966M
      ISBN 101583400001
      LC Control Number98047572

      This fascinating book from Boeing Press tells the story of the groundbreaking twin-aisle jetliner through informative text and exclusive color photographs from the Boeing archives and news files. Nearly 90 pages cover the origin of the as the first jetliner to be completely digitally designed, its evolution, and exciting new developments for the future. From the author of the classic study of the aviation industry, The Sporty Game, a new book that chronicles the high-stakes rivalry between the world’s two largest aircraft manufacturers—companies that will bet the house on a single one of America’s most successful and admired corporations—and its biggest exporter—Boeing struggled to maintain 50 percent of the market 4/5(1).

      Legend and Legacy: The Story of Boeing and Its People Robert J. Serling, Author St. Martin's Press $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. The Story of the Boeing Company. by Bill Yenne. Boeing Company, world-famous as the builder of both large commercial passenger planes and military bombers, started in Seattle, Washington in , and then, in , began a passenger service that evolved over time into United Air Lines.

        Boeing is the world's largest aerospace / defence company, with turnover in the region of US $60bn. The book examines the relative decline of Boeing in the civil aircraft market in relation to European manufacturer, Airbus. The aim of the book is to utilize the concept of strategic value to explain Boeing's by: 5.   The Boeing book includes photos and stories about commercial aircraft, from the Mo the first plane built with passenger comfort in mind, to the massive double-decker Boeing .


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The story of Boeing by Steven Ferry Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Story of the Boeing Company, the tale of the plane-maker to the world, unfolds on a fittingly grand scale in this book that is at once the history of one company and the story of an industry.

Lavishly illustrated, this book showcases historic aircraft that made the company’s name—the B Flying Fortress, the B Stratofortress of World War II, and the B Superfortress that The story of Boeing book soldiers /5(10).

The book covers Boeing from its beginnings to It does a very good job of covering all the company's activities, from building bombers to commercial jets to missiles and spacecraft.

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Boeing: The Complete Story by Alain Pelletier, Quayside Publishing, Minneapolis, Minn.,$ Boeing is the largest aerospace company in the United States and one of the key players in the aerospace industry throughout the world. Legend and Legacy book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

The name Boeing evokes vivid images, from the b Flying Fortress /5. The new book, "Boeing Versus Airbus," describes an equally primal contest for survival, and the diametrically opposite strategies pursued by Boeing and Airbus.

Unfortunately, the book is neither as well-written nor as well-edited as the first book, repetitive and full of opinions that don't always stand the test of time. Think of the book as a collection of articles, put into one set of by: From building biplanes in a red barn to designing rockets bound for the red planet, our story is unlike any other.

Boeing and its heritage companies have charted the course of aerospace history, helping to build and define an industry that has changed the world. “Emerging from Turbulence: Boeing and Stories of the American Workplace Today” explores the attitudes of Boeing veterans, for whom the merger with McDonnell Douglas remains a.

Our online story-sharing site is more than a place to reflect on stories of joy, challenge, triumph and humor. It also serves as a lasting reminder of our shared history with people around the world: Following our centennial on Jall became a permanent part of the Boeing Archives.

This book is must-reading for anyone fascinated by the history of aviation. From Kirkus Reviews: Aviation buffs probably will revel in this thoroughgoing chronicle of Boeing Co., but the relentlessly upbeat text provides nonenthusiasts with appreciably more detail than they're likely to want/5(37).

Boeing Company’s constituent business units are organized around three main groups of products and services—commercial airplanes, military aircraft and missiles, and space and communications. Boeing manufactures seven distinct families of commercial aircraft, which are assembled in two facilities—Renton and Everett—in Washington state and one facility in California.

Boeing is an American institution. But one year after the grounding of the Max, the company's future is anything but certain. So what were Boeing's failures in the aftermath of two tragedies. This book from Boeing Press tell The Boeing jetliner, launched inis without question the best-selling commercial jetliner in history.

Customers around the world have orde of the "baby Boeing" twinjets in more than a dozen commercial and military versions-including the new MAX and P. Boeing-Boeing is a farce written by the French playwright Marc Camoletti. The English language adaptation, translated by Beverley Cross, was first staged in London at the Apollo Theatre in and transferred to the Duchess Theatre inrunning for a total of seven years.

Inthe play was listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the most performed French play throughout the premiered: Comédie-Caumartin, Paris.

The story of Boeing. [Steven Ferry] -- Describes the origins and growth of the highly successful aircraft manufacturer, Boeing, from the first airplane built by Bill Boeing in to the satellites and stealth airplane it is making at.

Boeing versus Airbus is certainly not as good as Newhouse's earlier book The Sporty Book which covered the major events in the airplane manufacturing industry during the s. Nonetheless it provides an adequate history of the competition waged between and by the two firms that still dominate the airplane market in /5.

The Story of the Boeing Company, plane-maker to the world, unfolds on a fittingly grand scale in this book that is at once the history of one company and the story of an industry. Aviation author Bill Yenne follows Boeing from its modest beginnings in as Pacific Aero Products, with a single two-seater floatplane, to its present lofty Pages: "The Story of The Boeing Company" was produced and published by AGS BookWorks, a division of American Graphic Systems, Inc., San Francisco, and is distributed exclusively by Boeing Stores, Inc.

The by inch, page hardbound book contains more than photographs and illustrations. William Boeing. William Boeing was a visionary entrepreneur and pioneer in the field of aircraft manufacturing. Guided by his steady hand, a small airplane manufacturing company was able to grow into a massive corporation, engaged in a number of related industries.The Story of the Boeing Company, the tale of the plane-maker to the world, unfolds on a fittingly grand scale in this book that is at once the history of one company and the story of an industry.Aviation buffs probably will revel in this thoroughgoing chronicle of Boeing Co., but the relentlessly upbeat text provides nonenthusiasts with appreciably more detail than they're likely to want.

Sterling, a novelist (Something's Alive on the Titanic,etc.) and journalist (Eagle,etc.), offers a lively, anecdotal account of the plane-maker and how it grew from a small outfit in.