The Strangest Aircraft of All Time, Paperback Book

The Strangest Aircraft of All Time Paperback

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If your idea of a `strange' aircraft is the pre-war DH Dragon Rapide, a bloated Boeing Super Guppy or a BA Airbus with an `ethnic' tail design, then think again.

What about Horatio Phillips' Multiplane with its 200 separate wings? Or the Hughes H-4 Hercules, the plane with the longest wingspan ever, which was made entirely from plywood? And who could forget the Caspian Sea Monster - a ten-engine, 550,000kg giant designed to fly at 500kph at a mindboggling altitude of just 4m?Exploring the strangest aircraft ever conceived, Keith Ray reveals the madness of many a designer and marketing guru in this highly entertaining homage to some of the aviation world's more bizarre aircraft.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 168 pages, 80 Illustrations, color; 50 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: The History Press Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Aerospace & air transport industries
  • ISBN: 9780750960977

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