Author: Bill Gunston, ISBN: 9781852606183, 272 pages, Paperback, 4th Revised Edition
Using language understandable to those without an engineering background and avoiding complex mathematical formulae, Bill Gunston explains the differences between gas-turbine, jet, rocket, ramjet and helicopter turbo shaft aero engines.
He traces their histories from the early days through to today's complex and powerful units as used in the latest wide-bodied airliners and high performance military jets.
About The Author:
Bill Gunston, a former RAF pilot and flying instructor, is perhaps the best-known aviation writer in Britain today, with some 380 books published in a fifty-year writing career.