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The Resource The aircraft book : the definitive visual history, editors, Nicola Hodgson, Chris Stone, Alison Sturgeon, David Summers

The aircraft book : the definitive visual history, editors, Nicola Hodgson, Chris Stone, Alison Sturgeon, David Summers

Label
The aircraft book : the definitive visual history
Title
The aircraft book
Title remainder
the definitive visual history
Statement of responsibility
editors, Nicola Hodgson, Chris Stone, Alison Sturgeon, David Summers
Contributor
Editor of compilation
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This title is all about the men, machines, and landmark technology behind the most iconic aircraft from the Supermarine Spitfire to the Concorde. Featuring over 1000 of the greatest military and commercial aircraft in the world, this is an amazing visual guide tracing their evolution over the past 10 decades.
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Dewey number
629.1333409
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL670.3
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hodgson, Nicola
  • Stone, Chris
  • Sturgeon, Alison
  • Summers, David
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Airplanes
  • Airplanes
  • Transport
  • Transport technology & trades
  • Aircraft: general interest
  • Military vehicles
  • History of engineering & technology
  • Aerospace & aviation technology
  • Air forces & warfare
  • History
  • Military history
  • Astronautics
Summary expansion
Featuring more than 1,000 of the greatest commercial and military aircraft ever made, this visual celebration of aeroplanes and aviation traces the history of flight over the past century. The Aircraft Book takes you on an action-packed ride through the history of aircraft, from the first prototypes to today's supersonic jets. Explore stunning photographic galleries of planes, helicopters, and airships, each accompanied by its vital statistics. See inside legendary planes such as the Gipsy Moth, the Spitfire, and Concorde, with virtual tours of each key model, from the exterior to the cockpit. Discover the details of aircraft engines from manufacturers such as Rolls-Royce and Rotax to see what powers a great aircraft's performance. And find out how famous marques such as Boeing and Lockheed came to be household names. Aviation enthusiasts of all stripes and ages will be captivated by this comprehensive and beautifully presented guide to the story of flight
Label
The aircraft book : the definitive visual history, editors, Nicola Hodgson, Chris Stone, Alison Sturgeon, David Summers
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
BDZ0020941940
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9781409364801
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour)
Label
The aircraft book : the definitive visual history, editors, Nicola Hodgson, Chris Stone, Alison Sturgeon, David Summers
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
BDZ0020941940
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9781409364801
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour)

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