Arthur C. Clarke - Glide Path (2nd Hand Paperback)
- Format : Standard 2nd Hand Paperback
- Condition : Very Good
- Category : Fiction - Historical Fiction
- Published : 1963
- ISBN : 283986123
- SKU : B000459
- PPC : LL240gm
- Quantity Available : 1 only.
Glide Path is a novel by Arthur C. Clarke, published in 1963.
Glide Path is Clarke's only non-science fiction novel.
It is set during World War II, and tells a fictionalised version of the development of the radar-based ground-controlled approach (called "ground-controlled descent" in the novel) aircraft landing system, and includes a character modelled on Luis Alvarez, who developed this 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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