The aircraft book: The definitive visual history

Dorling Kindersley

Featuring over 1,000 of the greatest military and commercial aircraft in the world, this visual guide traces their evolution over the past 10 decades. It shares the story of the men, machines, and landmark technology behind the most iconic aircraft, from the Supermarine Spitfire to the Concorde.
This is a captivating international view of aircraft through time from Germany's Zeppelins to the USA's 'Blackbird', with histories of how famous marques like Boeing and Lockheed came to be household names. It offers a virtual tour inside the engines of some of the legendary planes to see what powers their performance.

The Aircraft Book is essential for aviation buffs, covering the enduring impact that aircraft has on society as an object of curiosity, a symbol of luxury, and an essential weapon of war.

Hard cover, photographs, 320 pages.