Aviation Year By Year

Aviation Year By Year


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Aviation Year By Year by Bill Gunston

When first printed in 1992, this book was a milestone in aviation publishing. Now, fully revised and updated to bring it into the new millennium, it is the most comprehensive record of aviation history available. Presented in a lively journalistic style, Aviation Year by Year contains a wealth of fascinating information. Thousands of contemporary photographs and illustrations, and facts and figures bring the history of aviation to life. New features for this updated edition include a timeline of the development of flight, a fully illustrated and revised introduction, and new pages covering the history of aviation up to the year 2000. Aviation Year by Year also includes a photo-gallery of each year's most significant aircraft and developments in technology, important flight records, and an encyclopedic cross-reference system to link articles throughout the months and years. More than a unique reference guide to the world of aviation and flight technology, Aviation Year by Year also chronicles the social and political events that have surrounded the amazing development of flight.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780789479860
Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 06/25/2001
Pages: 964
Product dimensions: 9.52(w) x 11.62(h) x 1.84(d)

About the Author

Former pilot and author of over 300 books on aviation, Bill Gunston is the leading writer in the field. He first edited Aviation Year by Year in 1992, and it became an instant aviation classic. Fully revised and updated for a new generation of aviation enthusiasts, Aviation Year by Year remains a unique reference guide for all those with an interest in aviation and how it has developed since its inception.

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