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Aviation Year By Year
by Bill Gunston
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0789479869, Hardcover)When first printed in 1992, this book was a milestone in aviation publishing. Now, fully revised and updated to bring it into the new millennium, it is the most comprehensive record of aviation history available. Presented in a lively journalistic style, Aviation Year by Year contains a wealth of fascinating information. Thousands of contemporary photographs and illustrations, and facts and figures bring the history of aviation to life. New features for this updated edition include a timeline of the development of flight, a fully illustrated and revised introduction, and new pages covering the history of aviation up to the year 2000. Aviation Year by Year also includes a photo-gallery of each year's most significant aircraft and developments in technology, important flight records, and an encyclopedic cross-reference system to link articles throughout the months and years. More than a unique reference guide to the world of aviation and flight technology, Aviation Year by Year also chronicles the social and political events that have surrounded the amazing development of flight.
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Detailed account of 100 years of aviation for the general reader and professional researcher. Year by year events are described in newspaper-style articles and pictures.
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