A CHRONOLOGY OF AVIATION. A Day-by-Day History of a Century of Powered Flight.
The Chronology of Aviation explores the fascinating history of flight, from early developments such as the Montgolfier brothers balloon and the Wright Flyer, through the technological advances of two world wars, to modern-day technological marvels such as the A380 and stealth fighter jets. The book also explains the political and economic reasons behind the development of certain aircraft and how aviation has affected and been affected by global politics.
Addressing both military and civil flight, the Chronology of Aviation includes a plethora of colour and black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Throughout is a timeline putting developments into historical context.
From the balloon to the biplane to the Boeing 787, the Chronology of Aviation is an expertly written and accessible account of the history of flight.