The Little Book of Aviation
- Publish Date: 2013-09-01
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Norman Ferguson
A fascinating mixture of facts, figures, and stories, this is a must-have compendium of all things aeronautical
Humorous, baffling, and astoundingaviation stories are collected here,from the pioneering days of the Wright Brothers to the present day.It covers everything from great milestones, famous names who haveserved, and the greatest of aircraft icons. Readers will learn aboutphantom pilots and aircrafts, the origins of plane spotting,unusual aircraft names, great feats, enduring mysteries; lucky escapes, and great aircrafts in the movies. It also includes a glossary of slang terminology. The trivia is limitless and will appeal to everyone, whetherone needs helptellinga Spitfire froma Messerschmitt, or knowing a Spitfire I from a Spitfire II!