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GLIDE PATH

by Clarke, Arthur C., Illustrated by H. Schaare

Condition: Very Good


N.Y.: Dell, 1965. A lightly creased spine with edge rubbing. No store stamp.. 1st Paperback Printing. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Schaare, Harry J.

Glide Path is a novel by Arthur C. Clarke, published in 1963. Clarke's only non-science fiction novel, it is set during World War II, and tells a fictionalized version of the development of the radar-based ground-controlled approach (called "ground-controlled descent" in the novel) aircraft landing system. It is based on Clarke's own wartime service with the Royal Air Force, during which he worked on the GCA project.




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