A Field Guide to Airplanes of North America

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1992 - Transportation - 230 pages
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This is the only complete, pocket-sized guide to aircraft. It includes every production model, civilian and military, of any vintage that is likely to be seen in the skies over North America--over 350 aircraft in all, from early biplanes to Stealth fighters. Hundreds of painstakingly accurate illustrations show each plane and helocopter from different angles.
 

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Contents

Agricultural Planes
14
HighWing Singles
52
Amphibians
84
FourEngine Props
140
Jet Airliners
158
Military Aircraft
170
Helicopters
194
Index
220
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M. R. Montgomery, award-winning writer for the "Boston Globe", has been a journalist for 30 years and is the author of 5 previous books. He graduated from Stanford University and the University of Oregon with degrees in American history. A native of Montana, Montgomery lives in Boston.

Formerly vice president and partner of the Architects Collaborative, the famous firm founded by Walter Gropius, Gerald Foster has taught at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and the Boston Architectural Center as well as the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. His paintings and drawings have been exhibited at the DeCordova Museum and at various galleries. His books include A Field Guide to Airplanes, A Field Guide to Trains, and American Houses: A Field Guide.

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