Civil Aircraft (Paperback)

300 of the World's Greatest Civil Aircraft (Mini Encyclopedia)

By Robert Jackson

Amber Books, 9781782745563, 320pp.

Publication Date: September 18, 2018

List Price: 14.95*
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With 300 aircraft from a century of flight, this authoritative, accessible anthology will appeal to anyone fascinated by aviation history.

Ranging from the earliest pioneers to today's massive jets, Civil Aircraft features 300 non-military planes used throughout the world for tourism and commerce. These include famous passenger planes such as Concorde, the Boeing 737 and 747, the Learjet, Tiger Moth, and Jetstream. Each featured aircraft is showcased in a full-color, profile artwork and accompanied by a detailed specifications table. In addition, accompanying text for each plane summarizes its development and service history.

About the Author

Robert Jackson is a former pilot and navigational instructor. Now a full-time writer in military, naval, and aviation affairs, he has over 90 books to his name, including Spitfire, B-17 Flying Fortress, The Encyclopedia of Military Aircraft and Warplanes of World War II. He lives in Darlington, County Durham, UK.