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Contested Skies: The History Of Trans-Australian Airlines 1946-1992

TAA had almost a fifty-year record of ground-breaking aviation throughout Australia. Along with Qantas, the airline helped Australia overcome the "tyranny of distance" and made a sustained contribution to aviation in its early years. Contested Skies for the first time tells the inside story of the airline. s internal struggles and its often stormy relationship with successive governments. Contested Skies is a companion to .   The Defeat of Distance: Qantas 1919-1939 Challenging Horizons: Qantas 1939-1954 High Corridors: Qantas 1954-1970 "Gunn's volumes are a major contribution to our understanding of significant elements in the twentieth century & Future general historians will have no excuse for ignoring aviation." Cameron Hazlehurst, Australian Historical Studies


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TAA had almost a fifty-year record of ground-breaking aviation throughout Australia. Along with Qantas, the airline helped Australia overcome the "tyranny of distance" and made a sustained contribution to aviation in its early years. Contested Skies for the first time tells the inside story of the airline. s internal struggles and its often stormy relationship with successive governments. Contested Skies is a companion to .   The Defeat of Distance: Qantas 1919-1939 Challenging Horizons: Qantas 1939-1954 High Corridors: Qantas 1954-1970 "Gunn's volumes are a major contribution to our understanding of significant elements in the twentieth century & Future general historians will have no excuse for ignoring aviation." Cameron Hazlehurst, Australian Historical Studies
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