"Lockheed Horizons" Issue Twelve, was published in June of 1983 as a 50th anniversary edition of Lockheed's history. It contains wonderful full color as well as black and white photos of everything from the NASA space shuttle Columbia to the various airplanes and rockets Lockheed made in its first 50 years. This soft cover book is quite a neat collectible for any aerospace enthusiast or aviation history buff.
In the forward, Chairman Roy Anderson writes, "(this book) is a technical history, looking back on Lockheed's technical accomplishments and management since the beginnings of each of its companies -- starting with the 1913 flying boat built by the brothers whose name the corporation bears. Many of the aviation and aerospace industry's great names appear in these pages."
The Early Period 1913 to 1931
Lockheed Aircraft Corporation 1932
Some Famous Lockheed Flights and Voyages
Lockheed Aircraft Service Company
Lockheed Missiles and Space Company
Aerospace Vehicle Production
Lockheed Shipbuilding and Construction Company
Lockheed Electronic Company
Lockheed Engineering and Management Services Company
Horizons Editorial Board
This vintage aviation book is 156 pages in length and is in very good vintage condition. It has a pictorial cover with some scuffing and remnants of a label. The inside pages are clean and the binding is tight. The soft cover book measures 11 inches by 8 1/2 inches and will be shipped Media Mail unless otherwise requested.
A great collectible from some of our country's first space and flight explorers.
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