Download PDF by Ken Neubeck,Leroy E. Douglas: Airplane Manufacturing in Farmingdale (Images of Aviation)

By Ken Neubeck,Leroy E. Douglas

Farmingdale, positioned in west-central manhattan on either side of the Nassau-Suffolk County border, used to be an immense heart of aircraft production from the 1st international conflict until eventually nearly the top of the chilly struggle. Aviation pioneers like Lawrence Sperry, Sherman Fairchild, Leroy Grumman, Alexander de Seversky, and Alexander Kartveli directed the manufacture of airplane, plane engines, and key subassemblies as they developed from the propeller, biplane period to the jet and house age. Farmingdale witnessed the production of such state-of-the-art airplane because the Sperry Triplane Amphibian and Messenger; the Fairchild FC-2; the Grumman FF-1, JF-1 Duck, and G-22 Gulfhawk; the Seversky P-35; the Republic Aviation P-47, F-84, and F-105; and the Fairchild Republic area commute tails and A-10 Warthog. aircraft production in Farmingdale led to 1987 with the death of Fairchild Republic, yet this booklet deals a finished pictorial historical past of the exceptional achievements of such a lot of proficient women and men over seven decades.

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