|Title||Blue Grass Airport: An American Aviation Story|
|Call#||TL726.4.L49 B58 2014|
|Author||Taylor, Fran, ed.|
History of Blue Grass Airport, Lexington, Kentucky, written for the airport's 70th anniversary of service. Presented by Blue Grass Airport in collaboration with Fran Taylor ; introduction by NASA Astronaut Story Musgrave. "Blue Grass Airport: An American Aviation Story tells the history of aviation in central Kentucky through a national and international lens, shedding light and a fresh perspective to nearly forgotten stories." -- Cover fly.
This copy was signed by Blue Grass Airport Executive Director to Delta Air Lines: "Thanks for being a great partner for the past 70 years!! Eric J. Frankl" and autographed by astronaut Story Musgrave, who wrote the introduction.
Delta was the first passenger flight (with a 21-passenger DC-3) into Blue Grass Field, when the airport opened to commercial service on October 13, 1946. An Eastern Airlines flight landed two hours later.
|Physical Description||240 pages : illustrations (mostly colored), maps, portraits ; 28 cm|
Delta Air Lines
Lexington, Ky.--Airport (LEX)
|Credit line||Gift of Blue Grass Airport (LEX)|