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The Douglas DC-3 or Dakota has probably had more written about it than any other airliner. However, this is the first time that the lives of all DC-3s built have been covered in one volume. The early part of the book covers the development and specifications of the many variants built, starting with the DC-1 and DC-2. There follow sections covering military and commercial usage, their units and airlines. There are indeed so many of the latter that the list has had to be limited to those that have operated scheduled services and charter operations. These sections act as indices for the many DC-3s built, as there is no way in which an alphabetical or numerical index could be anything but cumbersome. The last and largest section is the production list itself in which each aircraft built is traced from the factory to its final fate - so far as presently available records will allow forty years after the aircraft left the line. As will be obvious here, there is still scope for research, and this volume is, above all, a research document. Smaller sections cover preserved aircraft and a bibliography. Over 300 photographs and line drawings, many of them never before published, complete the work.
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Book Description Air Britain, Tonbridge, 1984. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+. 1st Edition. Very detailed and substantial reference. 673pp., ills., one lower corner significantly rubbed, else vgc in slightly worn dusstwrapper. NOT ex-library. Heavy suitable for UK Shipment. Seller Inventory # 14533
Book Description Air Britain Historians Ltd, 1984. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Light wear to boards. Content is clean with light toning to page ends and some marks to outer edge pages. Good DJ with some edge wear, marks and stains underneath. Seller Inventory # 9999-9993030144
Book Description Air-Britain, 1984. Hardcover. Condition: Good. NO EXPEDITED OR INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING FOR THIS ITEM because of size/weight. NOT ex-library. Binding tight. Cover is bumped and shelfworn with one inch tear on lower back spine edge. Page edges are lightly discolored. One page is dog earred, but text is unmarket. No dust jacket. Seller Inventory # mon0000338891
Book Description Air-Britain, 1984. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Very slightest of wear to the dust jacket, pages nice and clean, no writing or highlighting. Slight spotting to page edges, does not extend to interior. A very nice copy. All our books are individually inspected, rated and described. Never EX-LIB unless specifically listed as such. Seller Inventory # 1163
Book Description Air-Britain, 1984. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. illustrated 672 pages. Seller Inventory # 010783