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50 Aircraft That Changed the World, Ron Dick, Dan Patterson
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Author:    Ron Dick, Dan Patterson

Title:   50 Aircraft That Changed the World

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Boston Mills Press August 2010

ISBN Number:    1554076587 / 9781554076581

Seller ID:   151398

"A close-up survey of 50 of arguably the most remarkable and influential aircraft in aviation history. . . . Beautifully presented . . . this book will grace the coffee table of any aviation aficionado."
-- Airforce Magazine

In this book, the authors of the widely acclaimed Aviation Century series profile 50 of history's 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 Lindbergh's Ryan NYP
Amelia Earhart's Lockheed Vega
Messerschmitt Bf 109
Supermarine Spitfire
Boeing B-17
Avro Lancaster
De Havilland Mosquito
Howard Hughes's Lockheed Constellation
Boeing B-52
Rutan Voyager

Hundreds of color and archival photographs enhance the informative and entertaining text.

Price = 29.95 USD

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