eBook The Color Encyclopedia Of Incredible Airplanes, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465401288
  • ISBN-13: 9781465401281
  • DDC: 629.1309
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 360 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released October 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

Retro-styled as the perfect gift for boys of all ages, this ultimate handbook gives a complete rundown of the world's best-loved and significant aircraft, from the first flying machines to today's most technologically advanced planes. Aircraft are presented chronologically, to clearly present technological advances; specification information is presented in easy-to-use, at-a-glance profiles; and more than 750 photographs and illustrations are featured.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Frontispiece.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: 1843–1913: It is Utter Nonsense to Believe Flying Machines will Ever Work.
2: Henson’s Aerial Steam Carriage.
3: Cayley Glider.
4: Maxim Multiplane.
5: Lilienthal No.11 Hang-Glider.
6: Chanute Biplane Glider.
7: Ader Avion III.
8: Pilcher Triplane.
9: Wright Flyer III.
10: Cody British Army Aeroplane No. 1.
11: Santos-Dumont Demoiselle.
12: Blériot XI.
13: Curtiss Reims Racer.
14: Farman III Biplane.
15: Voisin Biplane.
16: Fabre Hydravion.
17: Antoinette Monobloc.
18: Paulhan-Tatin Aero-Torpille.
19: Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2.
20: Deperdussin Seaplane Racer.
21: Rumpler Taube.
22: Radley-England Waterplane.
23: Sikorsky Bolshoi (“Grand”).
24: Lee-Richards Annular Monoplane.
25: Dunne Tailless Aeroplane.
26: Sopwith Tabloid.
27: Avro 504.
28: 1914–1918: Fighting in the Air is Not Sport.
29: Vickers Gunbus.
30: Fokker E.III.
31: Short 184.
32: Friedrichshafen G.III.
33: Airco D.H.2.
34: Nieuport 17.
35: Sopwith Pup.
36: Curtiss JN-4.
37: Dornier Rs.II.
38: Bristol F.2B Fighter.
39: Albatros D.V.
40: Sopwith Camel.
41: Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a.
42: Fokker Dr.1 Triplane.
43: Pemberton-Billing P.B.31E Nighthawk.
44: Airco D.H.4.
45: Caproni Ca.42.
46: Junkers J.4.
47: Felixstowe F.2A.
48: Zeppelin-Staaken R.VI.
49: Handley Page V/1500.
50: Fokker D.VII.
51: Airco D.H.9A.
52: Vickers Vimy.
53: Tarrant Tabor.
54: 1919–1938: Flying is a Grand and Glorious Adventure.
55: Junkers F13.
56: Staaken E.4/20 Monoplane.
57: Caproni Ca.60 Transaero.
58: Curtiss CR-3.
59: Savoia-Marchetti S.55.
60: Ryan NYP.
61: Lockheed Vega.
62: Fokker F.VII/3m.
63: Hawker Fury.
64: Dornier Do X.
65: Junkers G 38.
66: Caproni Ca.90.
67: Handley Page H.P.42.
68: Supermarine S.6B.
69: Macchi MC.72.
70: Gee Bee Super Sportster.
71: Junkers-Ju 52/3m.
72: Mignet HM.14 Flying Flea.
73: Polikarpov I-16.
74: Boeing 247.
75: De Havilland D.H.88 Comet Racer.
76: Douglas DC-3.
77: Bristol Type 138A.
78: Short Empire Flying Boat.
79: Boeing 314.
80: Boeing Model 307 Stratoliner.
81: 1939–1945: Bandits at Two O’Clock.
82: Hawker Hurricane.
83: Messerschmitt Bf 109.
84: Junkers Ju 87 Stuka.
85: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress.
86: Vickers Wellington.
87: Supermarine Spitfire.
88: Short Sunderland.
89: Ilyushin Il-2 Shturmovik.
90: Focke-Wulf Fw 190.
91: Bristol Beaufighter.
92: Consolidated B-24 Liberator.
93: Heinkel He 178.
94: Mitsubishi A6M Zero.
95: De Havilland Mosquito.
96: North American P-51 Mustang.
97: Vought F4U Corsair.
98: Avro Lancaster.
99: Lavochkin LaGG-3.
100: Gloster-Whittle E.28/39.
101: Messerschmitt Me 323 Gigant.
102: Messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe.
103: Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet.
104: Douglas C-54 Skymaster.
105: Gloster Meteor.
106: Boeing B-29 Superfortress.
107: Yokosuka Ohka.
108: 1946–1969 Joining the Jet Revolution.
109: Lockheed Constellation.
110: Hughes H-4 Hercules.
111: Bell X-1.
112: Northrop YB-49.
113: Boeing B-47.
114: Vickers Viscount.
115: Bristol Brabazon.
116: Taylor Aerocar.
117: English Electric Canberra.
118: De Havilland Comet.
119: Hawker Hunter.
120: Saunders-Roe Princess.
121: Tupolev Tu-95 Bear.
122: Boeing B-52.
123: Avro Vulcan.
124: North American F-100 Super Sabre.
125: Boeing 707.
126: Fairey F.D.2.
127: Lockheed F-104 Starfighter.
128: McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II.
129: Mikoyan & Guryevich MiG-21.
130: North American X-15.
131: Hawker P.1127.
132: Lockheed SR-71A.
133: Tupolev Tu-22M.
134: North American XB-70 Valkyrie.
135: Lockheed C-5 Galaxy.
136: Boeing 747.
137: The Concorde.
138: 1970 Onward: Anything is Possible.
139: Airbus A310.
140: McDonnell Douglas DC-10.
141: Boeing 767.
142: Maccready Gossamer Albatross.
143: Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II.
144: McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle.
145: Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon.
146: Sukhoi Su-27.
147: Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk.
148: Rockwell International Space Shuttle.
149: Rutan Voyager.
150: Antonov An-225.
151: Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey.
152: Northrop Grumman B-2A Spirit.
153: Scaled Composites Proteus.
154: Nasa Dryden Helios.
155: Virgin Atlantic Globalflyer.
156: Airbus A380.
Index.
Acknowledgments.