Innovations in Aircraft Construction: Thirty-Seven Influetnial Designs by Hans Redemann
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This pictorial volume, based ont he successful German aviation history magazine FLUG REVUE, portrays the most influential designs in the more than eighty-year history of aviation. In chronological order, thirty-seven pioneering developments pass in review, from the "Flyer" of the Wright Brothers in 1903, through the jet-powered Heinkel He 178 in 1939 to the supersonic British/French "Concorde" airliner in 1969.
Presented is the history, technology, and development of each type, including dates and facts for prototypes, production models, and one-off types. The many photos - 16 in color - and the precise three-way drawings with information on camouflage paint designs make it a superb technical tool for aircraft enthusiasts, historians, and model builders.