Quest for Performance: The Evolution of Modern Aircraft
[xiii] The author wishes to express his appreciation for the assistance provided by many present and former staff members of the NASA Langley Research Center in the preparation of this publication. In particular, the helpful comments and suggestions of Mr. Thomas A. Toll, who reviewed the entire manuscript, are gratefully acknowledged. Others who reviewed individual chapters and offered useful comments are Dr. John E. Duberg and Mr. Mark R. Nichols. Thanks are extended to the various sources for the photographs used in this book; credits are listed in the figure captions. Mr. Peter C. Boisseau and Mr. Martin Copp were particularly generous in providing photographs from their extensive collections. Finally, thanks are gratefully extended to Ms. Dorothy E. Coleman, who so expertly edited the manuscript.