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An action-packed ride through the history of aircraft
The Aircraft Book is all about the men, machines, and landmark technology behind the most iconic aircraft from the Supermarine Spitfire to the Concorde. Featuring over 1,000 of the greatest military and commercial aircraft in the world, this is an amazing visual guide tracing their evolution over the past 10 decades.
A captivating, international view of aircraft through time from Germany's Zeppelins to the USA's 'Blackbird' with histories of how famous marques like Boeing and Lockheed came to be household names. Plus, go on a virtual tour inside the engines of some of the legendary planes to see just what powers their performance.
The Aircraft Book is essential for aviation buffs, covering the enduring impact that aircraft has on society as an object of curiosity, a symbol of luxury, and an essential weapon of war.
ISBN: 9781409364801 ISBN-10: 1409364801 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 320 Published: 24th July 2013 Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 30.7 x 25.9
Weight (kg): 1.94
Edition Number: 1