This assignment will be based on a careful reading of two chapters from (Hansen, chapters 2 and 3) and three chapters from (Courtwright, chapters 5-7). All these chapters deal with remarkable changes and transformation in aviation between the 1920s and the 1940s.
For this assignment you will write three 3-page essays. The total length of all three essays should be 9 pages.
Essay One: (based on Hansen) Write an essay in which you “explain what Hansen meant when he argued that the airplane was “re-invented” in the 1920s and 1930s”. Be sure to include specific examples.
Essay Two: (based on Hansen) Write an essay in which you examine three important breakthroughs or events associated with the first supersonic flight (October 14, 1947). For example, what made it possible? What led up to the creation of the X-1? What technologies were needed for the X-1 to break the sound barrier? All breakthroughs and/or events in this essay should be dated before October 14, 1947. Please make good introduction with thesis including Three important breakthroughs or events associated with the first supersonic flight (October 14, 1947).
Essay (based on Courtwright): Write an essay in which you discuss the degree to which US aviation had begun the transition from a Type II Frontier to the Type I frontier by the end of WWII.
– Please use ONLY the chapters assigned above in the books.
– Please answer ONLY the questions above to make the essays.
– The three essays should have all the answers on the previous questions.
– Please Do Not summarize from the books.
– Please Do Not use fake sources.
– Please write good introductions including thesis statements that shows clearly what will be written in the body paragraphs.
Roach, The Wright Company: From Invention to Industry (UD Library on-line, OHIOLINK, purchase or rent electronically from OSU Press, Amazon and KINDLE edition)
Courtwright, Sky as Frontier (OHIOLINK, also Amazon and Kindle edition)
Hansen, The Bird is on the Wing (OHIO LINK, also Amazon and Kindle edition)