Fairchild was the founder of Fairchild Aviation Corp. and Fairchild Aircraft Manufacturing Company. Through the years of manufacturing civilian and military aircraft, Fairchild would employ more than 50,000 men and women. The details are told within the pages of the book, Fairchild's Golden Age.
Fairchild's Golden Age is a book about Sherman Fairchild and his airplanes including: FC-1, FC-2, Fairchild 71, 21, 41, 42, Kreider-Reisner, 22, XC-31, 45, 91, 24, M-62 (PT-19, PT-23, PT-26), 46, C-82, C-119, T-31, C-123 and F-27.
The Golden Age of Aviation Series highlights a number of aircraft manufacturers during the 1900s, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s & 1940s. The series presents an historical look at Aviation’s Golden Years through detailed text, numerous photos, internationally acclaimed 3-view airplane scale drawings, archival materials and original magazine ads of the era.
BOOK REVIEWS for The Golden Age of Aviation Series:
Smithsonian's Air & Space: "Archival photos and technical drawings abound."
American Aviation Historical Society: "...details the people, facilities and manufacturing operations."
EAA's Sport Aviation: "...progressively tells the events and details of these aircraft."
Skyways: "a jewel…. extraordinary…. marvelous…. 3-views augment excellent photos and text.”
General Aviation News: "...books ARE A MUST FOR AVIATION BUFFS."
Historic Aviation: “….with rich narrative and colorful histories.”