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Helicopters: An Illustrated History of Their Impact
     

Helicopters: An Illustrated History of Their Impact

by Stanley S. McGowen, Spencer C. Tucker
 

ISBN-10: 1851094687

ISBN-13: 9781851094684

Pub. Date: 05/15/2005

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

First envisioned by Leonardo da Vinci and first deployed in World War II, the helicopter is now a universal icon of modern warfare, a key component of combat planning around the world, and one of the military's most versatile and effective tools.

• Approximately 70 photographs of helicopter models, including a number taken in combat situations

Overview

First envisioned by Leonardo da Vinci and first deployed in World War II, the helicopter is now a universal icon of modern warfare, a key component of combat planning around the world, and one of the military's most versatile and effective tools.

• Approximately 70 photographs of helicopter models, including a number taken in combat situations

• Glossary of terms unique to rotorcraft, including autorotation, translating tendency, and dihedral roll

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851094684
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/15/2005
Series:
Weapons and Warfare Series
Pages:
351
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

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