The Resource Consolidated Aircraft Corporation, Katrina Pescador and Mark Aldrich ; San Diego Air and Space Museum, (electronic resource)

Consolidated Aircraft Corporation, Katrina Pescador and Mark Aldrich ; San Diego Air and Space Museum, (electronic resource)

Label
Consolidated Aircraft Corporation
Title
Consolidated Aircraft Corporation
Statement of responsibility
Katrina Pescador and Mark Aldrich ; San Diego Air and Space Museum
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Founded by Reuben H. Fleet in 1923, Consolidated Aircraft Corporation (later Convair) became one of the most significant aircraft manufacturers in American history. For roughly 60 years, this prolific company was synonymous with San Diego. In fact, whole sections of the city were designed to provide homes for the Convair workers and their families. These men and women were responsible for building some of the most significant aircraft in aviation history, including the PBY Catalina, B-24 Liberator, F-102 Delta Dagger, as well as the reliable Atlas missile, which was vital in launching America into space. To this day, more than a decade after the company passed from the San Diego scene, tens of thousands of San Diegans still celebrate a seminal connection with Reuben Fleet, his company, and his popular slogan, "Nothing short of right is right."
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Pescador, Katrina
Dewey number
623.746
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Aldrich, Mark
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Aircraft industry
Target audience
adult
Label
Consolidated Aircraft Corporation, Katrina Pescador and Mark Aldrich ; San Diego Air and Space Museum, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11452100
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11452100
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11452100
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Consolidated Aircraft Corporation, Katrina Pescador and Mark Aldrich ; San Diego Air and Space Museum, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11452100
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11452100
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11452100
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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