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By titleAircraft of the World: Weird and Wonderful Aircraft


Aircraft of the World: Weird and Wonderful Aircraft

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. Weird & Wonderful Aircraft features record-breaking flying boats, such as the Hughes H-4 "Spruce Goose," the round-winged XF5U-1 "Flying Pancake," and some of the first aircraft to take-off vertically, such as the Bell X-22A.

Format: 230 x 165mm (9 x 6 1/2")
Extent: 32pp
Illustrations: 39 photographs and illustrations
Text: 4000 words


Author details:

Paul E. Eden is a freelance aviation editor, author and photographer. His books include Military Aircraft Recognition, Lockheed Blackbird: Beyond the Secret Missions and F-15 Eagle Engaged. He has worked extensively in aircraft partwork publishing and on the quarterlies Wings of Fame and World Air Power Journal. he is also the editor of Scale Aircraft Modelling magazine and a contributing editor to International Air Power Review.