American Military Aircraft 1908-1919 is the story of America's early warplanes from the first military aircraft in the world to beyond the end of the First World War. The result of 60 years of research, it is now the standard reference.
• Covers all American military aircraft both produced domestically and purchased from Britain, France, and Italy• 16 pages of color profiles illustrating 38 aircraft• More than 1,000 photographs & drawings
Contents:Overview (Development, Production, Training, Investigations), pp. 11-57;Airplane Model HistoriesAmerican and Canadian Manufactured or Assembled Aircraft, pp. 58-562;Aircraft Procured from England, pp. 563-585;Aircraft Procured from France, pp. 586-684;Aircraft Procured from Italy, pp. 685-691;Appendices (Aircraft Serial Lists, Stations, Officers, etc.), pp. 692-716;Bibliography, Government Reports and Hearings, Color Profiles, Photo Addendum, Index, pp. 717-752.
Aeronaut Books, hardcover, 752 pages, standard portrait book 8 x 10 in., B&W photographs, statistics (dimensions, speed, crew, armament, etc.), Color artwork.