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By titleAircraft of the World: Record Breakers

Aircraft of the World: Record Breakers

Aircraft of the World takes the reader on a fascinating journey of discovery into the world of the fastest, biggest, weirdest, and most popular airplanes, jet planes, and helicopters to have taken to the skies. Stunning full-color, profile artworks and action photographs show each aircraft in all its glory, while fascinating text and data panels tell the reader the most amazing facts about the pilots and planes and their exploits. Record Breakers features the early pioneers of flight, such as the Wright Brothers’ Flyer and the Blériot XI Monoplane, Amelia Earhart’s Lockheed Vega, the round-the-world exploits of the Rutan Voyager, and the pedal-powered Gossamer Albatross.

Format: 230 x165mm (9 x 6 1/2")
Extent: 32pp
Illustrations: 39 photographs and illustrations
Text: 4000 words

Author details:

Jim Winchester is a freelance writer of many years' experience who has written widely on various aspects of aviation. He is the author of several books including Fighter, Classic Airliners: Lockheed Constellation and Flight International’s World Aircraft and Systems Directory.