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The Aircraft Book: The Definitive Visual History

The Aircraft Book: The Definitive Visual History (Hardback, 2nd edition)


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Take an action-packed flight through the history of aircraft and the intrepid pioneers who made a dream become reality. Featuring more than 800 of the greatest commercial and military aircraft ever made, this visual celebration of aeroplanes and aviation traces the history of fli...ght over the past century. With examples of the latest aircraft from around the world, The Aircraft Book takes you on an action-packed ride through to the 21st century, from the first prototypes to today's supersonic jets. Explore stunning photographic galleries of planes, helicopters, and airships, each accompanied by its vital statistics. See inside legendary planes such as the Gipsy Moth, Spitfire, and Concorde, with virtual tours of each key model, from the exterior to the cockpit. Discover the details of aircraft engines from manufacturers such as Rolls-Royce and Rotax to see what powers a great aircraft's performance. And find out how famous marques such as Boeing and Lockheed came to be household names. Aviation enthusiasts of all stripes and ages will be captivated by DK's The Aircraft Book - a comprehensive and beautifully presented guide to the story of flight.
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ISBN 9780241446355
Released NZ 16 Mar 2021
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Format Hardback, 2nd edition
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ISBN-13 9780241446355
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Imprint DK
Released 16 Mar 2021
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback, 2nd edition
Edition 2nd edition
Author(s) By DK
Category Air Forces & Warfare
Military Vehicles
History Of Engineering & Technology
Aerospace & Aviation Technology
Aircraft: General Interest
Number of Pages 320
Dimensions Width: 221mm
Height: 263mm
Spine: 26mm
Dewey Code 623.74609
Weight 1,404g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
Library of Congress Flying-machines - History, Aeronautics - History
NBS Text Aircraft & Spacecraft: General Interest
ONIX Text General/trade;College/higher education;Professional and scholarly