Airborne Dreams: “Nisei” Stewardesses and Pan American World Airways
by Christine R. Yano. Duke University Press, 2011. 219 pp., $22.95.
Japanese-American women who began working as stewardesses for Pan American World Airways in 1955 tell their stories.
London’s Airports: Useful Information on Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton, Stansted and City
by Martin W. Bowman and Graham Simons. Pen & Sword Aviation, 2011. 138 pp., $29.95.
Aviation enthusiasts and passengers alike will enjoy this book, which offers histories and archival and contemporary photographs of London’s five main airports.
Revolutionary Atmosphere: The Story of the Altitude Wind Tunnel and the Space Power Chambers
by Robert S. Arrighi. NASA, 2010. 392 pp., $39.95.
The history of a facility in Cleveland, Ohio, that played a major role in the development of jet aircraft in the United States.
USAF Interceptors: A Military Photo Logbook (1946 – 1979)
Compiled by M.J. Isham and D.R. McLaren. Specialty Press, 2010. 128 pp., $24.95.