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Powering the Eagle... Over 90 Years and Counting : Pratt & Whitney's Inspirational Women - (Hardcover)

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This book documents women’s contributions to aerospace development at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, in roles such as pilots, factory workers, receptionists, and engineers. It contains historical details, personal stories, photos, illustrations, and interviews with women that follow the evolution of Pratt & Whitney’s engine development timeline and the changing role of women in the aerospace workforce, from the company’s founding in the early 1920s, through early engine firsts, the World War II era, peacetime engine developments, and modern aerospace of the 21st century. Chapters describe historic events, historical evidence to support women’s roles in aviation and aerospace, and biographical information about individuals who shaped women’s professional history, and they include historical articles. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 138
Genre: Technology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Amer Inst of Aeronautics &
Language: English
Street Date: October 30, 2017
TCIN: 51839090
UPC: 9781624103834
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-6045
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