Stinson's Golden Age includes Stinson Aircraft production figures, the disposal of surplus military aircraft, the all-Piper Apache and the chronicle of two Stinson dealers are all included to give the reader a better sense of the Golden Age of Aviation.
Stinson's Golden Age, Volume 1 includes: Early history; Model SM & SR overviews; O-49; L-1; L-1A; L-2; HW-75 concept; known serial/NC numbers; L-5 production figures; wartime foreign sales; cost summaries; vintage ads and articles.
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: "....rich narrative and colorful histories."
Mr. Swick is well known for his particular attention to detail and historical accuracy. He spent 100s of hours carefully researching the Stinson history, and has a very readable style in weaving together the details of Stinson aircraft.