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Gunston, Bill

Overview
Works: 503 works in 1,680 publications in 6 languages and 37,548 library holdings
Genres: History  Dictionaries  Juvenile works  Chronologies  Biography  Encyclopedias  Guidebooks  Handbooks and manuals  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 917 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 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of aviation / development / events and facts
An illustrated guide to modern fighters and attack aircraft by Bill Gunston( Book )

17 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 669 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 608 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 596 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 )

26 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 578 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
Modern air combat : the aircraft, tactics and weapons employed in aerial warfare today by Bill Gunston( Book )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 561 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
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 524 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 493 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 479 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 467 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 441 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 441 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 416 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 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authoritative text featuring data on the aircraft and airborne technology developed to equip the USAF
An illustrated guide to spy planes and electronic warfare aircraft by Bill Gunston( Book )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and Chinese and held by 403 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
The Cambridge aerospace dictionary by Bill Gunston( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Polish and held by 147 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
 
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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