Choppers: Thunder in the Sky
Brimming with electrifying full-color photographs of the helicopters of the world and written by noted automotive and military historian Robert Genat, Choppers: Thunder in the Sky is the ultimate illustrated guide to the whirlybird.
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A SHORT HISTORY OF HELICOPTER
HOW THEY FLY
O S MILITARY HELICOPTERS
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