The Encyclopedia of Aircraft: Over 3,000 Military and Civil Aircraft from the Wright Flyer to the Stealth Bomber

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Robert Jackson
Thunder Bay Press, 2004 - Reference - 544 pages
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From the earliest single-engine biplanes to today's wide-bodied airliners and superfighters, this comprehensively researched encyclopedia provides detailed information to satisfy the most devoted aviation buff. More than 1,000 aircraft are illustrated with a photograph or artwork, with key examples treated in full-page detail that include dimensions, performance capabilities, and payload. The remaining aircraft are covered in sidebars with brief but informative descriptions, and an A-Z format by manufacturer enables easy reference. Covering more than 3,000 aircraft of every type-including every military and civil fixed-wing aircraft, plus helicopters and convertiplanes-The Encyclopedia of Aircraft is unmatched in its scope and detail, and provides the essential reference work for aviation enthusiasts everywhere.

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Contents

Introduction
8
A
14
Aeronca
20
AI
27
Amiot
33
Armstrong Whitworth
42
Asiat
48
B
58
Douglas
178
Druine
189
Euroftghter
195
Fannan
205
G
229
GlosterWhittle
235
H
246
Seversky
412

Bell
65
Bensen
71
Bleriot
79
BoeingStearman
98
Brantly
104
SEPECAT
108
C
124
Cayley
130
Chilton
136
Convair
143
D
155
Dewoitine
171
Shin Meiwa
441
ShortBristow
452
SIPA
459
Sopwith
465
Stampe et Vertongen
471
SudOuest
477
Svenska
487
VL
507
Glossary
526
Index
536
Picture Credits
544
Copyright

About the author (2004)

Rob Jackson is Vice President of Marketing and Information Services at Donnelley Marketing, Inc., a leading U.S. direct marketing organization.

Jackson has more than 17 years' experience in direct marketing and database marketing with some of the top advertising and marketing companies in the United States, including May & Speh Direct, Tracy-Locke/BBDO, ITT, and J. Walter Thompson. Jackson has specialized in development of target marketing programs and database marketing for both traditional direct marketers and consumer product marketers. He is considered an authority on customer and prospect targeting programs and the use of data enhancement for targeting. Jackson is President of the Chicago Association of Direct Marketing and is an active member of the Direct Marketing Association. A frequent speaker, he also writes regularly on the subjects of database marketing and database enhancement for DM News and other industry publications.

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