The Complete Visual Encyclopedia of Naval Aircraft of World Wars I & II

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Features a directory of over 70 aircraft with 330 identification photographs.

An illustrated A-Z guide to all the major naval aircraft from 1910 to 1945.

By Francis Crosby

Units: 1 Book
Type: Hardcover
Length: 115 Pages

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Features a directory of over 70 aircraft with 330 identification photographs.

An illustrated A-Z guide to all the major naval aircraft from 1910 to 1945.

Examines the history and evolution of naval aircraft, from the first flights launched from ships and their pioneering role in World War I to the rise of naval airpower during World War II, with special reference to Pearl Harbor, the Doolittle Raid and the Battle of Midway.

Shipborne fighters, bombers, flying boats and naval planes, including the Curtiss Helldiver, Mitsubishi Zero-Sen, Supermarine Seafire, Fairey Swordfish, Grumman F6F Hellcat and Vought F4U Corsair.

Specification boxes provide at-a-glance information about each aircraft’s name, country of origin, first flight, power, armament, size, weight and performance, and a technical glossary explains key aviation terms and abbreviations.

By Francis Crosby

Units: 1 Book
Type: Hardcover
Length: 115 Pages

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Weight 0.506 kg
Dimensions 23 × 18 × 2 cm

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