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Gunston, Bill

Overview
Works: 497 works in 1,669 publications in 9 languages and 37,377 library holdings
Genres: History  Dictionaries  Juvenile works  Chronologies  Biography  Encyclopedias  Handbooks and manuals  Guidebooks  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Contributor, Other, Author of introduction, Speaker, Collector
Classifications: TL509, 358.43
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Most widely held works by Bill Gunston
Jane's Aerospace dictionary by Bill Gunston( Book )

23 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over fifteen thousand entries, including words from several related disciplines, acronyms, voice telecommunications codes, basic equations, materials, fuels, specifications, and military terminology
Chronicle of aviation by Jacques Legrand( Book )

10 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flyvningens historie - egnet som opslagsbog
An illustrated guide to modern fighters and attack aircraft by Bill Gunston( Book )

18 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descriptions of 60 of the world's most exciting warplanes, 120 action photos, 180 line drawings, and 34 color profiles
The Encyclopedia of world air power by Bill Gunston( Book )

21 editions published between 1978 and 1986 in English and German and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is the most comprehensive encyclopedia yet published on contemporary military aviation
The world of flight by Bill Gunston( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and Russian and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how the concept of human flight became a reality and how technology is constantly improving our ability to get off the ground
Hitler's Luftwaffe : a pictorial history and technical encyclopedia of Hitler's air power in World War II by Tony Wood( Book )

23 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a pictorial history and technical encyclopedia of Hitler's air power in W W 11
Modern air combat : the aircraft, tactics and weapons employed in aerial warfare today by Bill Gunston( Book )

27 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is the most exciting volume on fighting aircraft. It will take you into the modern warfare and advances, reflecting the computer, technology, materials and so forth of warfare in todays modern world
Coal by Bill Gunston( Book )

10 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in 5 languages and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the mining and transporting of coal, its uses and products, problems and difficulties associated with its use, and future technology
Fighter planes by Bill Gunston( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An authoritative and exciting look at the planes, their pilots, and how the role of the fighter plane has changed in warfare
The illustrated directory of fighting aircraft of World War II by Bill Gunston( Book )

24 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains entries that provide photographs, illustrations, and descriptions of over 160 major fighters, bombers, and ground attack aircraft deployed during World War II, each with information on the plane's origin, type, engines, dimensions, weight, performance, armament, history, and development
An illustrated guide to modern airborne missiles by Bill Gunston( Book )

11 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Spanish and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief illustrated text with supplementary questions and answers describes the characteristics of various kinds of missiles such as rockets, torpedoes, and ICBMs
Hydrofoils and hovercraft; new vehicles for sea and land by Bill Gunston( Book )

10 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The illustrated encyclopedia of the world's rockets & missiles : a comprehensive technical directory and history of the military guided missile systems of the 20th century by Bill Gunston( Book )

15 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes "over 430 of the world's military missile systems. Over 550 action photographs, many in full color. Numerous color cutaways, profile drawings and line diagrams. Full graphic explanations of missile propulsion, launch and control systems plus contemporary guidance techniques."
World encyclopaedia of aero engines by Bill Gunston( Book )

25 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opslagsbog med beskrivelse af flymotorer fra flyvningens barndom og frem til nutiden
American warplanes by Bill Gunston( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A full-color technical directory of 200 of the most important combat aircraft to serve the United States
An illustrated guide to future fighters and combat aircraft by Bill Gunston( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diagrams, charts and photos illustrate military aircraft plans
Aviation year by year( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the history of aviation, from Leonardo da Vinci's development of plans for flying machines around the year 1500, to the first circumnavigation of the world by balloon in the late twentieth century
An illustrated guide to USAF : the modern US Air Force by Bill Gunston( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authoritative text featuring data on the aircraft and airborne technology developed to equip the USAF
An Illustrated Guide to Military Helicopters by Bill Gunston( Book )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Full-color directory of combat rotorcraft ; 51 aircraft described in 160 fact-packed pages. More than 100 supurb action photographs, most in color ; 21 detailed color profiles, 51 three-view drawings." --Cover
The Cambridge aerospace dictionary by Bill Gunston( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Polish and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cambridge Aerospace Dictionary is an authoritative and accessible reference useful to scholars and enthusiasts alike. This dictionary is an essential tool for professionals involved in the aerospace industry and flight, and for anyone who must read and understand the technical literature of the aerospace industry and about specific air and space craft. It is also an ideal reference for engineering and physics students encountering a subject replete with technical jargon and acronyms. Bill Gunston, one of the most widely read and respected aviation writers, has added more than 5,000 new terms and acronyms to this carefully updated volume. Terms used in the dictionary reflect the diverse and international nature of the aerospace industry and include brief explanations of aerospace materials and organizations. Gunston has scrupulously avoided terms specific to manufacturers, airlines, and armed forces in an effort to encourage clear communication and understanding among professionals. - Publisher
 
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Alternative Names
Bill Gunston author

Bill Gunston Brits schrijver (1927-2013)

Bill Gunston scrittore e giornalista britannico

Gunston, Bill 1927-

Gunston, Bill 1927-2013

Gunston, W. T.

Gunston W. T. 1927-....

Gunston, W. T. (William Tudor)

Gunston, William Tudor

Билл Ганстон

ガンストン, B

ガンストン, ビル

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The world of flightHitler's Luftwaffe : a pictorial history and technical encyclopedia of Hitler's air power in World War IIFighter planesThe illustrated directory of fighting aircraft of World War IIWorld encyclopaedia of aero enginesAmerican warplanesAviation year by yearThe Cambridge aerospace dictionary