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User currently offlineSW733 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 6537 posts, RR: 8
Posted (12 years 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 6348 times:

Hey everyone. I am doing a report for my History class here at KU, and I chose Commercial Aviation in the United States, and the time period is 1920 - 1945. Does anyone know any websites with RELIABLE information about this? Thanks everyone!

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User currently onlineStarlionblue From Greenland, joined Feb 2004, 17624 posts, RR: 65
Reply 1, posted (12 years 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 6338 times:

Wikipedia. Peer reviewed. Has always worked for me.


"There are no stupid questions, but there are a lot of inquisitive idiots."
User currently offlineSW733 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 6537 posts, RR: 8
Reply 2, posted (12 years 1 week 5 days ago) and read 6313 times:

awesome, thanks Starlionblue

User currently offlineNDSchu777 From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 419 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (12 years 1 week 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 6294 times:

Although it's not a website, a book that I highly recommend reading is Turbulent Skies: The History of Commercial Aviation by T. A. Heppenheimer. It gives a great overview of the entire history of commercial aviation like how the airline business evolved over time and how the advances in technology spurred it's growth. It really focuses on the American airline industry. Also, I'd recommend Chasing the Sun, a 4-episode PBS documentary about the airline industry's history from it's inception until today. Hope these help.


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