Helicopters: Military (Aviation Factfile (Chartwell Books))

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This is a fascinating and informative guide to more than 120 of the most important rotorcraft ever designed. Its information packed pages cover a broad rage of helicopters, from early experimental autogyros and basic designs like the Sikorsky R-4 to all time classics like the Bell UH-1, the famous "Huey" that became the workhorse of the Vietnam War. Each helicopter is covered in detail, with feature boxes outlining its development, technical specifications, performance data, and variants. Unique graphics allow you to compare specific features like top speed, troop-carrying capacity, and payload to those of other aircraft of the same type. With a wealth of essential information on every page, this book is a must have for aircraft lovers of all ages. Contains over 2000 color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Includes full dimnesions, weights, performance, and armament for each type.

Product Details

  • Series: Aviation Factfile (Chartwell Books)
  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Chartwell Books; Reprint edition (January 15, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0785830324
  • ISBN-13: 978-0785830320
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 11.5 x 8.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.2 pounds