Questia Reading Room: Recognize National Aviation History Month

During the month of November we recognize National Aviation History Month and its dedication to explore and celebrate America’s great contributions and achievements in the development of aviation.

Learn more about aviation and its history. (Credit: WLpapers)

Learn more about aviation and its history. (Credit: WLpapers)

Read more on the history of aviation here – FREE for the next month.

A Brief History of Flight: From Balloons to Mach 3 and Beyond. T. A. Heppenheimer. A Brief History of Flight: From Balloons to Mach 3 and Beyond. New York, 2001. Questia. Web. 16 November 2016.

Like Sex with Gods: An Unorthodox History of Flying. Bayla Singer. Like Sex with Gods: An Unorthodox History of Flying. College Station, TX, 2003. Questia. Web. 16 November 2016.

First Flight: The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Airplane. T. A. Heppenheimer. First Flight: The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Airplane. Hoboken, NJ, 2003. Questia. Web. 16 November 2016.

The Flight of the Century: Charles Lindbergh & the Rise of American Aviation. Thomas Kessner. The Flight of the Century: Charles Lindbergh & the Rise of American Aviation. New York, 2010. Questia. Web. 16 November 2016.

The X-15 Rocket Plane: Flying the First Wings into Space. Michelle Evans. The X-15 Rocket Plane: Flying the First Wings into Space. Lincoln, NE, 2013. Questia. Web. 16 November 2016.

Freedom Flyers: The Tuskegee Airmen of World War II. J. Todd Moye. Freedom Flyers: The Tuskegee Airmen of World War II. New York, 2010. Questia. Web. 16 November 2016.

To a Distant Day: The Rocket Pioneers. Chris Gainor, Alfred Worden. To a Distant Day: The Rocket Pioneers. Lincoln, NE, 2008. Questia. Web. 16 November 2016.

Small Unmanned Aircraft: Theory and Practice. Randal W. Beard, Timothy W. McLain. Small Unmanned Aircraft: Theory and Practice. Princeton, NJ, 2012. Questia. Web. 16 November 2016.

Wingless Eagle: U.S. Army Aviation through World War I. Herbert A. Johnson. Wingless Eagle: U.S. Army Aviation through World War I. Chapel Hill, NC, 2001. Questia. Web. 16 November 2016.

Dreams of Flight: General Aviation in the United States. Janet R. Daly Bednarek, Michael H. Bednarek. Dreams of Flight: General Aviation in the United States. College Station, TX, 2003. Questia. Web. 16 November 2016.

Military Aircraft, 1919-1945: An Illustrated History of Their Impact. Justin D. Murphy, Matthew A. McNiece. Military Aircraft, 1919-1945: An Illustrated History of Their Impact. Santa Barbara, CA, 2009. Questia. Web. 16 November 2016.

Powder Puff Derby: Petticoat Pilots and Flying Flappers. Mike Walker. Powder Puff Derby: Petticoat Pilots and Flying Flappers. Chichester, England, 2003. Questia. Web. 16 November 2016.

East to the Dawn: The Life of Amelia Earhart. Susan Butler. East to the Dawn: The Life of Amelia Earhart. Reading, MA, 1997. Questia. Web. 16 November 2016.

Pan Am Pioneer: A Manager's Memoir from Seaplane Clippers to Jumbo Jets. S. B. Kauffman, George Hopkins. Pan Am Pioneer: A Manager’s Memoir from Seaplane Clippers to Jumbo Jets. Lubbock, TX, 1995. Questia. Web. 16 November 2016.

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