Magnificently illustrated with photographs, illustrations and cutaway drawings as well, the excellent book will tell you the Hercules' story, from the 1950's to the early 1980's.
|Book cover finish
||Offset varnish, Hardcover ( square back binding )
|Number of pages
|Collection / Series
||JANE'S AIRCRAFT SPECTACULAR
||27 x 34 x 2 cm
||Mike Gaines - James Goulding
||Jane's Publishing Company Limited
Battlefield airlifter, gunship, tanker, command post, drone - launcher, polar supply aircraft : the Lockheed Hercules performs more labours than its mythical namesake. Tough and versatile, the C - 130 Hercules is the standard tactical transport of the West's major air forces, and has also been supplied to other air arms the world over.
( ... ) James Goulding's marvellous artwork shows you the bones and sinews of the world's most battle - hardened military transport, and Mike Gaines tells the " Herc " story from 1950's specification to the new roles, shapes and developments of the 1980's.