Flying First is an informative and entertaining guide to some of aviation’s most important firsts in aviation, by acclaimed aviation photographer and journalist Martyn Cartledge.
This comprehensive reference manual brings to life many of the world’s most important airliners and commercial aircraft through their first flights. With each you’ll learn important facts about the aircraft’s development history, the airlines that flew it, and its vital statistics.
From the pioneering days of air travel through to the technological wonders of modern airliners, each aircraft type is also illustrated with colour photographs from the author. You can even add notes to mark your own first flights on the type!
Split into twelve chapters, marking the months of the year, you’ll learn about the aircraft that first flew in that month and what makes each special and unique.
With over 120 aircraft types and multiple variants, plus hundreds of photographs, Flying Firsts is an up-to-date and authoritative reference book covering the world of commercial aviation and aircraft, which is will delight aviation enthusiasts and professionals.