Historical Dictionary of Aviation: From Earliest Times to Present Day

Historical Dictionary of Aviation: From Earliest Times to Present Day

by David Wragg

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Historical Dictionary of Aviation: From Earliest Times to Present Day by David Wragg

Aviation expert David Wragg has written the definitive reference work on the history of aviation. International in scope, the dictionary has more than 4,000 entries, covering all aspects of aviation terminology, past and present. It defines terms specific to both military and civil aviation and includes proper names of civil and military aircraft, airlines, air forces, manufacturers, and periodicals. Historical Dictionary of Aviation provides a quick and easy reference for the aviation enthusiast and professional, but also those, such as journalists, politicians, and civil servants, who need to understand key aviation concepts quickly.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780750945271
Publisher: The History Press
Publication date: 03/01/2009
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

David Wragg has written more than twenty books on aviation and naval history, including Royal Navy Handbook 1939-45 (2005), Fleet Air Arm Handbook 1939-45 (2001 and 2003) and Bombers (1999). He lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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