January 3, 2016
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Colorful Aircraft Unique Paint Schemes on the Worlds Passenger Airliners (A Schiffer Military History Book)

Who has not been astonished at an airport when he sees a particularly eye-catching airplane with an extremely elaborate paint job? More and more often, airlines make use of special painting whether to celebrate an anniversary, advertise a certain product, or just to attract attention. In this book, the author uses superb, detailed color images to portray, for the first time, nearly all the special paintings of international airlines, along with background information on their history. Among others, the following airlines are presented: Lufthansa, Germanwings, Germania, LTU, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, BMI, Ryanair, Air France, Alitalia, SAS, Finnair, KLM, Iberia, SAA, Cathay Pacific, All Nippon, JAL, Korean Air, Asiana, China Airlines, Singapore, Quantas, Air China, PIA, Qatar, Etihad, Emirates, El Al, Southwest, Northwest, Delta, United, American, America West, Braniff, US Air, Air Canada, Varig, TAM, Star Alliance.

December 28, 2015
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Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit: An Illustrated History (Schiffer Military/Aviation History)

It has been called the most amazing and unbelievable aircraft of the 20th century. One look at the bat-like lines of the USAFs stealthy B-2 Spirit bomber quickly confirms this. But that futuristic shape has lineage back to the 1940s when the Northrop Company designed and built the B-35 and B-49 models aircraft that closely resembled this 1990s flying wing version. Granted, the B-2 development program has had to endure a rocky road, but it is now here, and even though in smaller numbers than many desired, it will still present a formidable presence in the 21st century.

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