2. Honest Vision: The Donald Douglas Story
Timeless leadership lessons from an engineering mind and aviation icon
By Julie Boatman Filucci
Aviation Supplies and Academics
Veteran aviation journalist Julie Boatman Filucci is a leading expert on the life and airplanes of Donald Wills Douglas, the founder of Douglas Aircraft and the man who brought practical air transportation to the masses. An ATP and CFI with a type rating in the Douglas DC-3, Boatman Filucci in this book peers into the life and times of Douglas to uncover what drove him to create the future of aviation, help the war effort with some iconic fighting aircraft, what led him to his greatest successes and what ultimately led to the challenges even his iconic company could not defeat. If you love Douglas airplanes and the history of early air transport, as we do, Honest Vision is a must read.