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Gunston, Bill

Overview
Works: 557 works in 1,845 publications in 10 languages and 34,025 library holdings
Genres: History  Dictionaries  Juvenile works  Chronologies  Biographies  Encyclopedias  Literature  Festschriften  Pictorial works  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other, Author of introduction, Speaker, Creator, Collector
Classifications: TL515, 358.43
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bill Gunston
The Cambridge aerospace dictionary by Bill Gunston( )

38 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The Cambridge Aerospace Dictionary' offers coverage of terminology used throughout the aerospace industry, including materials & aerospace organizations. This new dictionary includes over 15,000 new terms, mostly acronyms
Jane's Aerospace dictionary by Bill Gunston( Book )

29 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 845 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
An illustrated guide to modern fighters and attack aircraft by Bill Gunston( Book )

21 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descriptions of 60 of the world's most exciting warplanes, 120 action photos, 180 line drawings, and 34 color profiles
Chronicle of aviation by Jacques Legrand( Book )

11 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of aviation / development / events and facts
The Encyclopedia of world air power by Bill Gunston( Book )

23 editions published between 1978 and 1986 in English and German and held by 569 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 )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 523 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
Modern air combat : the aircraft, tactics and weapons employed in aerial warfare today by Bill Gunston( Book )

25 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 502 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 )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in 5 languages and held by 500 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
The illustrated directory of fighting aircraft of World War II by Bill Gunston( Book )

25 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spine title: Fighting aircraft of World War II. Facts and illustrations of major fighters, bombers, and ground attack aircraft
Hydrofoils and hovercraft : new vehicles for sea and land by Bill Gunston( Book )

17 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated guide to modern airborne missiles by Bill Gunston( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 451 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
Fighter planes by Bill Gunston( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 443 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 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 )

13 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 428 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."
Modern fighting helicopters by Bill Gunston( Book )

29 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated review of the technology and tactics employed in helicopter combat today
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 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diagrams, charts and photos illustrate military aircraft plans
American warplanes by Bill Gunston( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A directory to over 200 combat aircraft used by the United States armed forces. Includes technical data, 3-view line drawings, photos, developmental histories, and camouflage markings
An illustrated guide to USAF : the modern US Air Force by Bill Gunston( Book )

11 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spine title: USAF guide to modern US Air Force. Data, text, and illustrations describe modern major aircraft types
Aviation year by year( Book )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 380 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
The conquest of the air by Oliver Stewart( Book )

13 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and French and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beskriver flyvningens historie og udvikling op til begyndelsen af 1970'erne
An Illustrated Guide to Military Helicopters by Bill Gunston( Book )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2000 in English and Chinese and held by 368 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
 
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The Cambridge aerospace dictionary
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Chronicle of aviationThe world of flightThe illustrated directory of fighting aircraft of World War IIFighter planesAmerican warplanesAviation year by year
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 Obe Fraes Bill

Gunston W.T.

Gunston W. T. 1927-....

Gunston, W. T. 1927-2013

Gunston, W. T. (William Tudor)

Gunston, William Tudor

Gunston, William Tudor 1927-2013

Guston, Bill, 1927-

Билл Ганстон

بيل جونستون

بیل گانستون ژورنالیست و نویسنده بریتانیایی

ガンストン, B.

ガンストン, ビル

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