THE DEVELOPMENT OF JET AND TURBINE AERO ENGINES. 4th Edition.
Expert aviation writer Bill Gunston explains clearly and accessibly the differences between gas-turbine, jet, rocket, ramjet and helicopter turboshaft aero engines, and traces their histories from the early days to the complex units used in today's airliners and military jets. New edition includes Boeing's 787 and Rolls-Royce's Trent 1000.
BILL GUNSTON OBE, FRAeS, is a former RAF pilot and flying instructor. He is perhaps Britain's best-known aviation writer, with over 380 book published during his fifty-year career. He lives in Surrey.