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The Aeroplane Pictorial Review (No. 5)

The Aeroplane Pictorial Review (No. 5)
Compiled and written by the staff of "The Aeroplane and Astronautics"

Combining brilliant photography with informative comment this fascinating pictorial reyiew of the Aviation Year contains over 200 illustrations specially selected for their outstanding interest or spectacular quality. Ranging oyer many countries and embracing all types of aircraft, as well as guided missiles and space vehicles, the collection forms a unique pictorial record of aeronautical achievements throughout the world.
All the latest types of aircraft, both in service and under development, are pictured; the newest fighters, bombers, transports and trainers of the world's air forces and the latest jet and turbine-engined aircraft of the world's airlines. Depicted, too, are the latest examples of the new breed of VTOL and STOL aircraft, prototypes of designs still under development, naval aircraft, and helicopters large and small. Separate sections portray outstanding aeronautical events of the year, and the newest types of light aeroplanes and executive aircraft, while yet another, containing some of the most striking photographs rn the book, is deyoted to the 1960 Farnborough Air Display, vividly recapturing the highlights and star performers of this greatest of all flying shows.

New Shapes of 1960
Commercial Transport Aircraft
Light and Executive Aircraft Missiles and Spaceflight
Fighter Formation
Focus on Farnborough
Strategic Spearhead
Ashore and Afloat
For Aeronautical Development
Trainers and Transports
Rotary-Wing Selection
Events of the Year

hardcover with dust jacket, large landscape format
128 Seiten / pages
over 200 Illustrations
book very condition, dust jacket good condition
London - 1960 - Temple Press Limited
Art.Nr. 17945