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In depth descriptions and photographs of the aircraft of 21 nations presented with a unique human dimension that goes behind the machines to the people involved.
· Over 300 entries ranging from the Bristol Bulldog to the Westland Lysander
· A photograph of each aircraft as well as detailed statistics including dimensions, weight, and service dates
· Two extensive bibliographies―on national aviation history and on individual aircraft
· Three appendixes―Aircraft by Mission; Museums; and Journals and Magazines
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From the canvas-covered biplanes of World War I to the titanium-clad, radar-invisible technological marvels of today, airplanes are fascinating machines that have captured the world's imagination. As exciting and informative as an international air show, this book provides an abundance of vital information and interesting aviation lore.About the Author:
John C. Fredriksen, PhD, is an independent historian.
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