PA: TAB Books, 1984. 4th Printing. Large Softcover. Very Good. Item #2314718
Fourth printing. Spine base bumped.
ix, 278 pp. "Here's a pictorial account of over 75 years of "far-out" flying machines... covers everything from the Wright Flyer and the Taylor Aerocar to the Ryan Vertijet and the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird! Grouped in categories by their most prominent feature, you'll find hundreds of unusual and fascinating flying machines. There are photos, the history, the design, the practicalities, and the problems associated with each aircraft. Examine, the biplane/monoplane, flying automobiles, circular wing designs, the ambulance planes, the special seaplanes and the "what-is-its"...whether tailless, rotary propelled, in the air, on the water, or on the road..."--rear wrapper