Changes in Aviation Technology During the 20th Century Abstract This 15-page academic research paper analyzes changes in aviation technology during the 20th century. The author focuses upon improvements in engine performance, airframe design, and range capabilities, discusses the influence of military conflict upon aviation technology, examines safety advances, and provides detailed information regarding the design and development of significant aircraft such as the Wright Flyer, Ryan NYP, DC-3, Boeing 707, DC-8, Boeing 747, Airbus 300, and Airbus 380. Outline I. Introduction II. The Wright Brothers III. The Influence of Military Conflict Upon Aviation Technology IV. Charles Lindbergh and the “Spirit of St. Louis” V. Further Advances in...The end:
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