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50 Aircraft That Changed the World

by Dick, Ron Code: 59397 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publication date: 01/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020 Price: AU $24.95

The flying machines that pushed the boundaries od aerospace development. In this book, the authors of the widely acclaimed Aviation Century series profile 50 of historys most influential aircraft, their pilots and designers. They begin with the Wright Brothers 1905 Flyer, then move on to the birth of aerial warfare in World War I, the trailblazers of the interwar years, classic World War II aircraft, the jets of the Korean and Vietnam wars, modern commercial carriers, private jets, experimental designs and new combat fighters featuring stealth technology. Featured aircraft in 50 Aircraft That Changed the World include: Fokker E.111 Charles Lindberghs Ryan NYP Amelia Earharts Lockheed Vega Messerschmitt Bf 109 Supermarine Spitfire Boeing B-17 Avro Lancaster De Havilland Mosquito Howard Hughess Lockheed Constellation Concorde Learjet Boeing B-52 Rutan Voyager Hundreds of colour and archival photographs enhance the informative and entertaining text. AUTHORS: Ron Dick served with the Royal Air Force for 38 years, retiring in the rank of Air Vice-Marshal. After his retirement, Dick lived in Virginia and wrote and lectured on military and aviation history until his death in May 2008. Dan Patterson received the first annual Combs Award, honoring his contribution to the photographic preservation of Americas air and space heritage. He lives in Dayton, Ohio. 300 colour and b/w photographs

Format: Paperback
Pages: 208
Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
Publisher: FIREFLY BOOKS LTD
Publication date: 01/10/2020
Country of publication: CANADA
Weight: 0 g
Dimensions: 228mm X 228mm
Code: 59397

Ron Dick served with the Royal Air Force for 38 years, retiring with the rank of Air Vice-Marshal. After his retirement, he lived in the USA and wrote and lectured on military and aviation history until his death in May 2008. Dan Patterson received the first annual Combs Award, honouring his contribution to the photographic preservation of Americas air and space heritage.