WorldCat Identities

Gunston, Bill

Overview
Works: 471 works in 1,635 publications in 11 languages and 39,110 library holdings
Genres: History  Dictionaries  Juvenile works  Chronologies  Biography  Encyclopedias  Guidebooks  Pictorial works  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Contributor, Other, Speaker, Author of introduction
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 934 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 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flyvningens historie - egnet som opslagsbog
The world of flight by Bill Gunston( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 695 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
An illustrated guide to modern fighters and attack aircraft by Bill Gunston( Book )

16 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and Dutch and held by 622 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
Coal by Bill Gunston( Book )

14 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in 7 languages and held by 615 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 Encyclopedia of world air power by Bill Gunston( Book )

20 editions published between 1978 and 1986 in English and German and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is the most comprehensive encyclopedia yet published on contemporary military aviation
Modern air combat : the aircraft, tactics and weapons employed in aerial warfare today by Bill Gunston( Book )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 591 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
Hitler's Luftwaffe : a pictorial history and technical encyclopedia of Hitler's air power in World War II by Tony Wood( Book )

19 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a pictorial history and technical encyclopedia of Hitler's air power in W W 11
The Cambridge aerospace dictionary by Bill Gunston( Book )

33 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Polish and held by 523 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
The illustrated directory of fighting aircraft of World War II by Bill Gunston( Book )

22 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 507 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
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 )

19 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in 5 languages and held by 498 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 )

26 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated review of the technology and tactics employed in helicopter combat today
Hydrofoils and hovercraft; new vehicles for sea and land by Bill Gunston( Book )

11 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World encyclopaedia of aero engines by Bill Gunston( Book )

25 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opslagsbog med beskivelse af flymotorer fra flyvningens barndom og frem til nutiden
An illustrated guide to future fighters and combat aircraft by Bill Gunston( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and Swedish and held by 453 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 426 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
American warplanes by Bill Gunston( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 423 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 spy planes and electronic warfare aircraft by Bill Gunston( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and Chinese and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spine title: Spy planes, guide to recce/electronic aircraft. On cover: Over 80 aircraft and remotely guided vehicles described in 160 fact-packed pages in color
 
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Alternative Names
Bill Gunston author

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 flightFighter planesHitler's Luftwaffe : a pictorial history and technical encyclopedia of Hitler's air power in World War IIThe Cambridge aerospace dictionaryThe illustrated directory of fighting aircraft of World War IIWorld encyclopaedia of aero enginesAviation year by yearAmerican warplanes