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An Illustrated History of Military Helicopters

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An Illustrated History of Military Helicopters by Francis Crosby
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From unstable and frightening machines, helicopters have evolved into incredibly sophisticated aircraft that can fly forward, backward, sideways and, of course, hover. This fully illustrated volume explores the history and evolution of these fascinating aircraft, from the earliest pioneers to the powerful machines of today. Topics include helicopter visionaries, World War II, Air Sea Rescue, gyrodynes, the Vietnam War, Operation Desert Storm and US presidential helicopters. The book also examines technical features such as the cockpit, rotor systems and night vision. With over 200 superb photographs accompanying the lively text, this volume is a must for all aircraft enthusiasts.

Author Biography

Francis Crosby led the Marketing Department at the Imperial War Museum's branch atDuxford, England. He then established a marketing and business development consultancy, and works with visitor attractions as well as heritage and cultural organizations around the world.
Release date NZ
November 10th, 2016
Pages
96
Illustrations
illustrations
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Southwater
Dimensions
219x280x6
ISBN-13
9781780194615
Product ID
23027029

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