Visual Encyclopedia Military Aircraft

Visual Encyclopedia Military Aircraft

by Jim Winchester


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This book provides a fascinating at a glance guide to every major military aircraft type ever flown, all illustrated with a detailed profile artwork, accompanied by details and specifications listing dimensions, powerplant, weights, armament, and performance.

Arranged chronologically by type or theatre to allow easy comparison, like each title in the Visual Encyclopedia series, each featured aircraft or variant in this book is illustrated with an excellent full color artwork, showing in great detail its characteristics and markings, and completed with an informative caption. Many aircraft are illustrated in profile, and others in a three quarter view. This book features all of the most famous aircraft from around the world, such as the Supermarine Spitfire, Junkers Ju 87 Stuka, North American Aviation F-86 Sabre, and McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom.

With over 1000 outstanding color illustrations and photographs, this is an authoritatively researched book that celebrates the many diverse designs of more than a century of military aviation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780785830108
Publisher: Book Sales, Inc.
Publication date: 04/15/2013
Series: Visual Encyclopedia Series
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 11.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Jim Winchester is a freelance writerwith many years of experience who has written widely on various aspects of aviation. He is the author of several books including Fighters of the 20th Century, Classic Airliners: Lockheed Constellation and Combat Legends: A-4 Skyhawk, and has contributed to the World Air Power Journal and Flight International's World Aircraft and Systems Directory. He lives in west London.

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Visual Encyclopedia Military Aircraft 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Manuel-839 More than 1 year ago
This encyclopedia book is very well illustrated with fantastic artwork and pictures. It contains info about military aircraft from the beginning of the biplane era to the present. I recommend this book to anyone interested in military aviation and weapons enthusiasts.