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Schatzberg, Eric, 1956- / Wings of wood, wings of metal : culture and technical choice in American airplane materials, 1914-1945
(c1999)

1. Materials, symbols, and ideologies of progress,   pp. [3]-21


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CHAPTER ONE
Figure 1.2. Typical airplane structure of World War I, showing the wing framework
and fuselage. The entire structure is wood, with metal used only for tension wires
and fittings. A. J. Sutton Pippard and J. Laurence Pritchard, Aeroplane Structures
(London: Longmans, Green, 1919), figs. 12, 16.


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