Boeing and Airbus may dominate today’s commercial aircraft market, but there are dozens of smaller manufacturers producing excellent airplanes to service short- and medium-distance routes. Dozens of these commercial aircraftfrom the immortal Douglas DC-3 to the unrivaled Boeing 747are covered here, along with business jets, leisure aircraft, and police and firefighting aircraft from around the world. 600 color and archival black-and-white photographs are included.
Table of Contents
|Aero Spacelines to Beechcraft||8|
|Boeing to Dornier||46|
|Douglas to Hawker Siddeley||126|
|Ilyushin to Martin||166|
|McDonnell Douglas to Short||202|
|Tupolev to Yakovlev||232|