Item description for The Aviation Legacy of Henry & Edsel Ford (Michigan) by Timothy J. O'Callaghan...
The Aviation Legacy of Henry & Edsel Ford is the definitive documentation of the Ford's contributions in the development of aviation from the 1920s through World War II. This 208 page book contains over 160 beautifully reproduced photographs; almost 100 of which are being published for the first time. There is documentation proving the existence of four Flivver airplanes; a point which has been debated for decades. The book also covers, in detail, such topics as Ford's first airplane - Inauguration of the Ford Air Transportation Service - Development of the Ford Tri-Motor - North and Sount Pole Expeditions - Erection of a mooring mast and visits of Army and Navy dirigibles and much more.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.5" Width: 7.32" Height: 0.75" Weight: 1.66 lbs.
Publisher First Page Publications
ISBN 1928623018 ISBN13 9781928623014
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More About Timothy J. O'Callaghan
Timothy O'Callagan retired from Ford Motor Company, after a 40 year career in sales and service for both the Lincoln-Mercury and Ford Divisions. He is a volunteer in the Research Center of the Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village, working on the aviation records and photograph collection. He is a frequent lecturer of on Ford aviation; this is second book on the subject. He and his wife, Doris, live in Northville, Michigan.
Timothy J. O'Callaghan currently resides in Northville. Timothy J. O'Callaghan was born in 1930.