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The Schneider Trophy Seaplanes And Flying Boats

ISBN 10 : 1781551790
ISBN 13 : 9781781551790

A classic and romanticized aviation race of a bygone era that went on to inspire the illustrious Spitfire: a definitive work of over 30 years in the making...


Flying Boats Seaplanes

ISBN 10 : 9780760306215
ISBN 13 : 0760306214

Beginning with races that were staged at elegant French resorts in the early part of the century, flying boats and seaplanes have played an integral part in aviation history. World..


The Schneider Trophy Story

ISBN 10 : NWU:35556033439639
ISBN 13 :

Attracting entries from the U.S., Great Britain, France, and Italy, the Schneider Trophy fostered a rapid advance in aviation technology. This book devotes an entire chapter to eac..


Schneider Trophy Racers

ISBN 10 : 0879386169
ISBN 13 : 9780879386160

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From Nighthawk To Spitfire

ISBN 10 : 9780750965507
ISBN 13 : 0750965509

R. J. Mitchell was virtually self-taught; surprisingly, almost all his other aircraft 24 aircraft were slow-flying seaplanes. How a lad from the land-locked Midlands, apprenticed t..


Schneider Trophy Aircraft 1913 1931

ISBN 10 : 1781554188
ISBN 13 : 9781781554180

At the end of 1912, Jacques Schneider announced his intention to present an annual trophy for an international seaplane contest. There were only twelve Schneider contests, but thes..


The Aviation History

ISBN 10 : 9783848266395
ISBN 13 : 3848266393

According to Aulus Gellius, Archytas, the Ancient Greek philosopher, mathematician, astronomer, statesman, and strategist, was reputed to have designed and built, around 400 BC, th..