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Duck your head, and climb aboard a hundred and twenty of crucial rotorcraft ever designed with former pilot and navigation teacher, Robert Jackson. during this accomplished consultant to the heritage and improvement of helicopters, Mr. Jackson grants an authoritative A to Z catalog, from early experimental autogyros and uncomplicated designs just like the Sikorsky R-4, to classics just like the Bell UH-1—the "Huey"—that revolutionized army delivery throughout the Vietnam conflict and the McDonnell-Douglas A1-1-64 Apache used for strive against within the Balkans and Iraq. each one featured helicopter is roofed in nice aspect, with photograph bins outlining its improvement, technical specifications, functionality info, and extra. With over 2000 colour and black-and-white photos and art, this attention-grabbing background of the helicopter is a memorable flight indeed.

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