World Encyclopedia of Aero Engines: From the Pioneers to the Present Day by Bill Gunston
English | Aug 15, 2007 | ISBN: 075094479X | 241 Pages | PDF | 126 MB
Featuring new entries and updated throughout, this fifth edition of Bill Gunston’s highly successful reference work describes and lists every major airplane engine manufacturer throughout the world. From the earliest piston engines of the Wright brothers from Dayton, Ohio, in 1903 to the latest multinational collaborative projects, every significant engine manufacturer is included, conveniently arranged in alphabetical order. Engine development has been critical to the evolution of aircraft and each engine is placed in its historical context.