Ades, Lucien - Civil Aviation (1947)
Civil Aviation (1947)
Will air transport ever be accessible to all?
By Lucien Adès
Editor-in-Chief of the Aerophile
Collection Problèmes, Editions Elzévir, 65 pages - in French
The rise of commercial aviation; its origins, its struggles, its magnificent perspectives in the modern world. - The beginnings of civil aviation - World air transport situation in 1939 - The development of air transport during the hostilities of 1939-1945 - Some eloquent figures - The enormous task of the A.T.C. American - The role of Great Britain... - ... and that of the USSR - The problems of air transport - The passenger's point of view - Security - Regularity and comfort - Comfort and fares for air travel - The technician's point of view - Equipment - Personnel - The airport - Situation and prospects of France - The cargo plane - The passenger plane - The taxi plane, transport on demand. - Conclusions