World Speed Record Aircraft: The Fastest Piston-engined Landplanes Since 1903 :: Ferdinand C. W. Kasmann soon to be presented for sale on the special BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Putnam Aeronautical Books, 1989, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white profiles; Line drawings; Black & white photographs; Tables; Frontispiece;
From the cover: World Speed Record Aircraft traces the development of propeller-driven aeroplanes in terms of speed.
Beginning with the Wright biplanes, Bleriots and other pioneering types, the author traces the development of racing and record-breaking aeroplanes through the biplane era to the Macchi-Castoldi M.C.72, which still holds the seaplane record, the record-breaking Heinkel He 100 and Messerschmitt Me 209 and the types such as the North America…
Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper. Previous owner’s lable to the first blank. The contents complete, clean and tight otherwise.
Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 241 pages. Index. Bibliography. 8¾” x 5½”.
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