The Resource Aircraft : the definitive visual history

Aircraft : the definitive visual history

Label
Aircraft : the definitive visual history
Title
Aircraft
Title remainder
the definitive visual history
Title variation
Smithsonian
Contributor
Contributor
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
629.133
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Dorling Kindersley, Inc
  • Smithsonian Institution
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  • Airplanes
  • Airplanes
Label
Aircraft : the definitive visual history
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Before 1920: Lighter than air -- Pioneers -- Otto Lilienthal -- Successful pioneers -- Profile: Blériot XI -- Engine: Anzani three-cylinder fan -- Military two-seaters -- Great manufacturers: Fokker -- Single-seat fighters -- Profile: Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a -- Racers and record breakers -- Lincoln Beachey -- Great manufacturers: Sopwith -- Multi-engine giants and seaplanes -- Engine: Gnome 100 horsepower -- The 1920s: Mailplanes and barnstormers -- Private flying begins -- Bessie Coleman -- Setting speed records -- Profile: DH60 Gipsy Moth -- Engine: De Havilland Gipsy I -- Outstanding achievements -- Biplanes dominate -- Airliners emerge -- Great manufacturers: De Havilland -- The 1930s: Private aircraft for all -- Profile: Piper J3 cub -- Quest for speed -- Setting records -- Ameilia Earhart -- Great manufacturers: Piper -- Airliners win through -- Profile: Douglas DC-2 -- Flying boats and amphibians -- Rotorcraft emerge -- Engine: Rolls-Royce Type R -- The warplane evolves -- Trainers, parasites, and parasols -- The 1940s: Bombers -- Profile: Boeing B-17 -- Wartime fighters -- Profile: Supermarine spitfire -- Military support aircraft -- Great manufacturers: Douglas -- Civil transport -- Post-war light aircraft -- Engine: Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Twin Wasp -- Piston perfection -- Early jets -- Frank Whittle's jet engine -- Early helicopters -- Toward the sound barrier -- Ahead of their time -- Great manufacturers: North American -- The 1950s: Jet fighters -- ProfileL F-86 Sabre -- Bombers, Attack aircraft and trainers -- Rotorcraft mature -- The glamour of air travel -- Piston-engine transport ends -- Profile: Super Constellation -- Civil jets and turboprops -- Engine: General Electric J79 -- Modern classics -- Great manufacturers: Cessna -- Experimental aircraft -- Supersonic fighters -- The 1960s: America dominates -- Great manufacturers: Boeing -- Jet and propeller transport -- Engine: Rolls-Royce Pegasus -- Business, utility, and fire-fighting -- Military developments -- Profile: McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II -- VTOL, STOL, and speed -- Rotary-wing diversity -- Air support -- Great manufacturers: Sikorsky -- The 1970s: US rivals and French classics -- Business and utility aircraft -- Airport design -- Diverse airliners -- Profile: Concorde -- Great manufacturers: Airbus -- Military support -- Frontline aircraft -- Engine: Allison 250/T63 Turboshaft -- Europeans challenge -- Profile: Bell 206 JetRanger -- The 1980s: Great manufacturers: Lockheed -- Military aircraft -- Profile: Mikoyan MiG-29 -- Stealth bomber -- Helicopter developments -- Great manufacturers: Robinson -- A scattering of British types -- Engine: Rotax UL-1V -- Bizjets and turboprop rivals -- Two-crew cockpits -- The 1990s: Business and utility -- Tradition and innovation -- Sports and sailplanes -- Profile: Duo Discus glider -- Europe challenges the US airliners -- Engine: Rolls-Royce Trent 800 -- Upgraded helicopters -- Carrier aircraft -- Military technology -- Great manufacturers: Northrop -- After 2000: Europeans lead -- Engine: Rotax 912ULS -- Ultra-efficient civil transport -- End of the line for manned fighters? -- Profile: Eurofighter Typhoon -- Alternative power -- Great manufacturers: Scaled composites -- More efficient and greener -- WhiteknightTwo and SpaceShipTwo -- How aircraft fly -- Piston engines -- Jet engines -- Landmark engines
Control code
on1256627304
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
New edition; American edition, 2022.
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9780744027457
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1256627304
Label
Aircraft : the definitive visual history
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Before 1920: Lighter than air -- Pioneers -- Otto Lilienthal -- Successful pioneers -- Profile: Blériot XI -- Engine: Anzani three-cylinder fan -- Military two-seaters -- Great manufacturers: Fokker -- Single-seat fighters -- Profile: Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a -- Racers and record breakers -- Lincoln Beachey -- Great manufacturers: Sopwith -- Multi-engine giants and seaplanes -- Engine: Gnome 100 horsepower -- The 1920s: Mailplanes and barnstormers -- Private flying begins -- Bessie Coleman -- Setting speed records -- Profile: DH60 Gipsy Moth -- Engine: De Havilland Gipsy I -- Outstanding achievements -- Biplanes dominate -- Airliners emerge -- Great manufacturers: De Havilland -- The 1930s: Private aircraft for all -- Profile: Piper J3 cub -- Quest for speed -- Setting records -- Ameilia Earhart -- Great manufacturers: Piper -- Airliners win through -- Profile: Douglas DC-2 -- Flying boats and amphibians -- Rotorcraft emerge -- Engine: Rolls-Royce Type R -- The warplane evolves -- Trainers, parasites, and parasols -- The 1940s: Bombers -- Profile: Boeing B-17 -- Wartime fighters -- Profile: Supermarine spitfire -- Military support aircraft -- Great manufacturers: Douglas -- Civil transport -- Post-war light aircraft -- Engine: Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Twin Wasp -- Piston perfection -- Early jets -- Frank Whittle's jet engine -- Early helicopters -- Toward the sound barrier -- Ahead of their time -- Great manufacturers: North American -- The 1950s: Jet fighters -- ProfileL F-86 Sabre -- Bombers, Attack aircraft and trainers -- Rotorcraft mature -- The glamour of air travel -- Piston-engine transport ends -- Profile: Super Constellation -- Civil jets and turboprops -- Engine: General Electric J79 -- Modern classics -- Great manufacturers: Cessna -- Experimental aircraft -- Supersonic fighters -- The 1960s: America dominates -- Great manufacturers: Boeing -- Jet and propeller transport -- Engine: Rolls-Royce Pegasus -- Business, utility, and fire-fighting -- Military developments -- Profile: McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II -- VTOL, STOL, and speed -- Rotary-wing diversity -- Air support -- Great manufacturers: Sikorsky -- The 1970s: US rivals and French classics -- Business and utility aircraft -- Airport design -- Diverse airliners -- Profile: Concorde -- Great manufacturers: Airbus -- Military support -- Frontline aircraft -- Engine: Allison 250/T63 Turboshaft -- Europeans challenge -- Profile: Bell 206 JetRanger -- The 1980s: Great manufacturers: Lockheed -- Military aircraft -- Profile: Mikoyan MiG-29 -- Stealth bomber -- Helicopter developments -- Great manufacturers: Robinson -- A scattering of British types -- Engine: Rotax UL-1V -- Bizjets and turboprop rivals -- Two-crew cockpits -- The 1990s: Business and utility -- Tradition and innovation -- Sports and sailplanes -- Profile: Duo Discus glider -- Europe challenges the US airliners -- Engine: Rolls-Royce Trent 800 -- Upgraded helicopters -- Carrier aircraft -- Military technology -- Great manufacturers: Northrop -- After 2000: Europeans lead -- Engine: Rotax 912ULS -- Ultra-efficient civil transport -- End of the line for manned fighters? -- Profile: Eurofighter Typhoon -- Alternative power -- Great manufacturers: Scaled composites -- More efficient and greener -- WhiteknightTwo and SpaceShipTwo -- How aircraft fly -- Piston engines -- Jet engines -- Landmark engines
Control code
on1256627304
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
New edition; American edition, 2022.
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9780744027457
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1256627304

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