Airships in Peace and War: Being the Second Edition of Aerial Warfare

Airships in Peace and War: Being the Second Edition of Aerial Warfare

by R. P. Hearne

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108061551
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/27/2013
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Naval and Military History
Pages: 488
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to second edition; Introductory; Foreword; 1. Flying machines; 2. Balloons; 3. Dirigible balloons; 4. Balloons in warfare; 5. Feasibility of airships; 6. Applications and limitations; 7. Aerial fleets; 8. Armament; 9. Terrestrial forces against airships; 10. War in the air; 11. Over-sea operations; 12. Can England be raided?; 13. Coast and colonial defence, tropical expeditions, etc.; 14. Aerial navigation; 15. Aerial law; Appendices; 16. The commercial uses of airships; 17. Aeroplane progress in 1909; 18. Aeroplane racing; 19. Aeroplanes of the year, and aeroplane records; 20. Future developments in flying machines; 21. The Wright military trials; 22. Dirigible balloons in 1909, and airship fleets of the world; Index.

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