Rev., ed. 1982. 352 pp., 150 cold., plates. D.j., 21 x 14cm. FINE. In these fascinating pages the development of passenger-carrying aviation from its makeshift beginnings to the multi-million pound commercial service of the 1980's can be traced. All the principle aircraft from early pioneers like the Hercules and the DC3, to the supersonic Concorde and the airbus are featured here and illustrated in colour in painstakingly accurate detail. This book brings together in one volume the author's two-part history of the world's airliners, newly revised and updated. An important addition to every air transport enthusiast's library.