The Book of Air Shows

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Schiffer Aviation History, 1993 - Air shows - 176 pages
This book is a grand, full-color celebration of the great North American air shows. Philip Handleman's camera captures the great variety of civilian and military aircraft from around the world, as well as the many personalities and participants at Tico, Reno, Sun 'n Fun, Watsonville, Oshkosh, Galesburg, Flint, Geneseo, Chino, Harlingen, Mt. Comfort, Windsor, Ontario, Kalamzoo, Air/Space America, Selfridge, Wurtsmith, and Battle Creek. From the Stearman's, and early bi-and tri- planes, to the WWII era warbirds, up to the present day F-15 and SR-71, any and all aircraft that fly through the modern air shows is presented. A recognized authority on aviation history, pilot Philip Handleman is a film maker, photographer, and president of Handleman Filmworks.

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Chapter I
Chapter III
Chapter V

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About the author (1993)

Philip Handleman has been an active private pilot for more than 35 years and currently owns and flies two aircraft of military lineage, including an open-cockpit biplane primary trainer of World War II vintage. His deep attachment to the world of flight is reflected in the 19 aviation-related books he has written, including two previous works on the Reno Air Races.

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