In this full-color guide book, you can rediscover that incredible sensation of early flight! This book was written for the antique airplane enthusiast by an antique airplane enthusiast, about the great antique airplanes that made up the first fifty years of avition's most dramatic progress. The new Vintage Flyers Guidebook is indexed and features only exquisite reproductions in crisp detail throughout! Selected from Mr. Presten's collection of over 28,000 photographs, these cover the types of aircraft seen on the airshow and fly-in circuits. Well over half of these were photographed while in flight and each ground shot was carefully composed to avoid cluttered or distractive surroundings. This book is a vauable addition to any vintage aircraft reference library. Over sixty multi-engine airplanes are covered including no less than six different types of tri-motored aircraft. Of course the well known airrplanes are covered, but with 460 types included, there is sure to be something new for even the most devout enthusiast.
Featuring 464 full color photographs.
Antique and classic airplanes from 1909-1955.
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Eric Presten was born and raised in Fremont, CA. His earliest exposure to sport aiviation came in 1972. Obtaining his private license for single-engine airplanes while still a teenager, Eric went on to obtain a Bachelor of Science Degree in Aviation Technology from Central Missouri State University. Since then he has acquired his Single- and Multi-Engine Instrument Commercial Land Ratings, a Single-Engine Commercial and Part 135 seaplane qualification, and is also a licensed Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic with an Inspection Authorization. Other books by the author include: The Aviators Timeless Choice (1986), The Classic Taildragger Buyer's Guide (1994), and Vintage Flyers (1996).
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Book Description Prewar Publication, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000168643
Book Description Prewar Publication, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0615118186
Book Description Prewar Publication, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0615118186
Book Description Prewar Publication, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110615118186