Flying Legends

Flying Legends

Book - 1998
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The award winning air to air photography of John Dibbs captures immaculately restored World War II aircraft complemented by a selection of archival, frontline images. Flying legends Dibbs and Holmes subtitled: a photographic study of the great piston combat aircraft of WWII. The Second World War triggered the greatest technological leap in aviation since manned flight began. In the short space of six years, military aircraft were taken from open cockpit biplanes to fighters that were encountering compressibility problems associated with the sound barrier. Represented in this exceptional volume are images of these legendary aircraft. The award winning air to air photography of John Dibbs is complimented by a selection of breathtaking archive shots from the conflict, which truly illustrate the spirit behind these Flying Legends.
Publisher: Osceola, WI, USA : MBI Pub. Co., 1998
ISBN: 9780760305638
Characteristics: viii, 243 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 x 34 cm
Additional Contributors: Holmes, Tony


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