Jumbo: The Making of the Boeing 747 by Clive Irving

Jumbo: The Making of the Boeing 747

byClive Irving

Kobo ebook | June 2, 2014

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The Jumbo made world travel commonplace and yet it very nearly broke the company that made it. This is the inside story of the men who, against all odds, brought the Boeing 747 into being.

Praise for the hardback version of Jumbo Wide-Body: The Making of the 747

‘A gripping true-life salute to American genius… a book no real jet-setter dare be without. The quality of the research shines through like gold. It’s an impressive and inspiring story.’ Len Deighton

‘A remarkable story…well told and well timed.’ The Economist

‘A gripping tale…personalities, incidents, dramas abound.’ The Spectator

‘It is good that the story has at last been told.’ The New Scientist

‘Impressive mastery.’ Irish Press

‘A story to thrill any jet-setter.’ Daily Express

‘A subtle and Byzantine history.’ London Review of Books

Title:Jumbo: The Making of the Boeing 747Format:Kobo ebookPublished:June 2, 2014Publisher:UpfrontLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1909230154

ISBN - 13:9781909230156