Classic Aircraft

Classic Aircraft

by Brian Johnson
     
 

Featuring some of the most significant military and civil aircraft from around the world, this book discusses why they are considered "classics". They include the German Stuka dive-bomber of World War II, which added a new and terrifying dimension to war as the spear-point of the crushing Blitzkrieg of 1940

the Boeing B-29, which dropped the atomic bomb and

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Overview

Featuring some of the most significant military and civil aircraft from around the world, this book discusses why they are considered "classics". They include the German Stuka dive-bomber of World War II, which added a new and terrifying dimension to war as the spear-point of the crushing Blitzkrieg of 1940

the Boeing B-29, which dropped the atomic bomb and brought an end to the war in 1945

the elegant HP42 Imperial Airways airliners of the 1930s, which opened the air routes to the Empire

and Concorde, which represents the cutting edge of 1970s technology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780752217598
Publisher:
Boxtree, Limited
Publication date:
02/28/2003
Pages:
156
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 11.02(h) x (d)

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