WorldCat Identities

Gunston, Bill

Overview
Works: 494 works in 1,754 publications in 9 languages and 37,707 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  History  Juvenile works  Chronologies  Biography  Encyclopedias  Pictorial works  Identification guides  Handbooks and manuals 
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 910 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 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of aviation / development / events and facts
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 662 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 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is the most comprehensive encyclopedia yet published on contemporary military aviation
Hitler's Luftwaffe : a pictorial history and technical encyclopedia of Hitler's air power in World War II by Tony Wood( Book )

28 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and Russian and held by 583 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 )

29 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 575 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 )

9 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in 5 languages and held by 561 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 Cambridge aerospace dictionary by Bill Gunston( Book )

38 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 524 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 )

24 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 512 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
Fighter planes by Bill Gunston( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 512 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
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 485 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 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern fighting helicopters by Bill Gunston( Book )

27 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated review of the technology and tactics employed in helicopter combat today
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 458 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."
American warplanes by Bill Gunston( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 436 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 430 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 413 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 398 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 397 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

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. 1927-2013

Gunston, W. T. (William Tudor)

Gunston, William Tudor

Gunston, William Tudor 1927-2013

Билл Ганстон

ガンストン, B

ガンストン, ビル

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Hitler's Luftwaffe : a pictorial history and technical encyclopedia of Hitler's air power in World War IIThe world of flightThe Cambridge aerospace dictionaryThe illustrated directory of fighting aircraft of World War IIFighter planesAmerican warplanesAviation year by year