Military Aircraft: 1914 to the Present Day
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Military Aircraft: 1914 to the Present Day

by Robert Jackson, Jim Winchester
     
 
Ever since man first took to the air, combat aircraft have been at the forefront of technology, resulting in some of the most spectacular and complex machines ever built. Military Aircraft is a celebration of these superlative machines and the pilots who flew them, featuring beautifully reproduced artworks of more than 200 of the world’s finest fighting

Overview

Ever since man first took to the air, combat aircraft have been at the forefront of technology, resulting in some of the most spectacular and complex machines ever built. Military Aircraft is a celebration of these superlative machines and the pilots who flew them, featuring beautifully reproduced artworks of more than 200 of the world’s finest fighting aircraft.

From the Fokker Eindecker of World War I to the Lockheed Martin X-35 JSF, and including legends such as the North American P-51 Mustang and Supermarine Spitfire, each aircraft is accompanied by detailed notes, full squadron and insignia details and a comprehensive specifications box listing powerplant, dimensions, performance, weight, and armament.

An elegant and substantial collection of great aviation art, which also forms a useful reference guide to the history of military aircraft, this book will appeal to anyone with a fascination for flight.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760793954
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
08/18/2007
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
9.38(w) x 6.69(h) x 1.44(d)

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