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50 aircraft that changed the world

Dick, Ron, 1931-2007
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50 aircraft that changed the world / Ron Dick and Dan Patterson.
Erin, Ont. : Boston Mills Press, 2007.
208 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), ports ; 29 cm.
Includes index.Formerly CIP.Includes bibliographical references and index.
Machine derived contents note: Introduction -- Photographer's Preface -- 1905 Wright Flyer III: The First Practical Aeroplane -- Louis Bleriot and his Type XI: Closing the Gap -- Fokker E.111: Boelke, Immelman and the Eindecker -- Caproni Ca.3: Strategic Bombing Begins -- Sopwith Camel: WWI's Most Successful Fighter -- Fokker D.VII: Too Few and Too Late -- SPAD XIII: French and Fast -- Curtiss NC-4: First Across the Pond -- Vickers Vimy: Nonstop Transatlantic -- Douglas World Cruiser: Global Conquest -- Fokker World Beaters: Trimotors and Trailblazers -- Ryan NYP: Ninety-Second but Still First -- Schneider Trophy Racers: Faster with Floats -- De Havilland's Moths: Planes for the Proletariat -- Waco: "Ask Any Pilot" -- Lockheed Vega: Versatile Adventurer -- Douglas DC-3: Legendary Workhorse -- Short Brothers' Flying Boats: Imperial Flagships -- Messerschmitt Bf 109: Formidable Fighter -- Hawker Hurricane: Eight-Gun Destroyer -- Supermarine Spitfire: Mitchell's Legacy -- Boeing B-17: The Flying Fortress -- Junkers Ju 52: Iron Annie -- Mitsubishi A6M: The Zero -- Avro Lancaster: Bludgeon and Rapier -- P-51 Mustang: Scourge of the Luftwaffe -- D.H. Mosquito: Wooden Wonder -- Messerschmitt Me 262: Swallow and Stormbird: -- F-86 Sabre: The Elegant Blade -- MIG-15: Soviet Surprise -- Lockheed Constellation: "Connie" -- DHC Beaver: Creature of the Bush -- D.H. Comet: Tragic Pioneer of the Jet Age -- Vickers Viscount: Noble Turboprop -- BAC/Aerospatiale Concorde: Supersonic, at a Price -- Flying Club Cessnas: Why Drive When You Can Fly? -- Learjet: The Businessman's Aerial Hotrod -- X-15: Rocketing into Space -- SR-71: High-Speed Blackbird -- MIG-21: Flying Fishbed -- F-4 Phantom II: The Rhino -- B-52 Stratofortress: The Buff -- Harrier: The Original Jump Jet -- Lockheed C-130: Hercules -- F-15 Eagle: Big Bird -- Boeing Jet Airliners: World Shrinkers -- Rutan's Originals: Shapes for the Future -- Lockheed F-117A: Stealthy Nighthawk -- Jack Northrop's Dream: The B-2 Spirit -- F-35 Lightning II: Joint Strike Fighter -- Photographer's Acknowledgments -- Bibliographical Note from the Editor -- Index.
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