Title: 41 Aircraft Cards from Aircraft of the World...
Publisher: International Masters Publishers, Pittsburgh
Publication Date: 1998
Book Condition: Fine
Fine; see scans and description. Pittsburgh: International Masters Publishers, 1998. 41 folding four-page aircraft cards (see sample scans) from "Aircraft of the World - The Complete Guide" by IMP. The total number of individual aircraft cards in the volumes of that publication is 1,199, from the decade just prior to World War II through to the publication date of 1998. Here are 41 of them, all different, in As New condition. Each aircraft is presented on a full-color four-fold card (12 3/16" x 8 15/16" when open), printed on all sides - with graphics, the aircraft's history and specs, and an engrossing "Action Data" section, in which it is compared with closely competing contemporaneous aircraft. The full set itself (this is a small sub-set) includes 16 categories of aircraft, each of which is represented in this sub-set with at least one aircraft. The included cards are: Bell 206 JetRanger; Grumman F8F Bearcat Rare Bear; McDonnell Douglas DC-10; Airbus Industrie A320 Airbus; Westland Sea King; Aerospatiale Alouette III; Short SC.7 Skyvan; Grumman C-1 Trader / E-1 Tracer; Handley Page Victor (Tanker); Lockheed C-140 JetStar; Beech T-34 Mentor / Turbo Mentor; Vought F6U Pirate; Grumman S-2E/F/G/UP Tracker; British Aerospace Sea Harrier FA.Mk 2; Israel Aircraft Industries Kfir; Rockwell B-1B Lancer; Chengdu F-7; McDonnell Douglas Helicopters MD Notar; Republic F-105 Thunderchief "Thud Ridge"; Air Tractor AT 400 Crop-Duster; Airbus Industrie Airbus A319; Sikorsky S-61 Rescue; Mil Mi-26 "Halo"; Ayres Turbo-Thrush; Canadair CL-215; Dornier Do 335 Pfeil; Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey; De Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth; Short Sunderland; Bell P-39 Airacobra; Focke-Wulf Fw 190; Focke-Wulf Fw 200; Arado Ar 196; Lavochkin LaGG-3; Fiat CR.42; Focke-Wulf Condor (Civil); Boeing F4B / P-12; Fairey Fox; Rutan VariEze; De Havilland DH.60 Moth Restoration; Douglas D-558 Skystreak / Skyrocket. All pristine. Please see sample scans. L-G10. Bookseller Inventory # 60427
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