In this illustrated history of dive bombers from around the world, Peter C. Smith takes the reader from the earliest experiments in 1910, through the planes first operations, to their eventual emergence as effective tools of aerial warfare during World War II. With its large number of photographs, diagrams, and tables, this book presents a fascinating and authoritative piece of aviation history.Thiswas doneeither manually or electrically, this extra equipment beingfitted later in the war. Most pilots ... The bulk of thefirstorder wasfora variant of the Dauntless, known as the A24 Banshee, anappropriate name fora divebomber. Howeveranbsp;...
|Author||:||Peter Charles Smith|
|Publisher||:||Stackpole Books - 2008|