Flying Across America
In the beginning, flying coast-to-coast was an exciting yet uncomfortable journey of nearly forty-eight hours that required numerous stops and overnight travel by train. With time and technical innovation, passengers became increasingly removed both physically and psychologically from the raw experience of flying. Faster planes, pressurized cabins, onboard amenities, and stronger safety precautions made flying more convenient and predictable—but also less evocative and sensational.
Specifications of Flying Across America
|Author||Daniel L. Rust|
|Publisher||University of Oklahoma Press|
|Number Of Pages||272|
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