Title: X-Traordinary Planes, X-Traordinary Pilots :...
Publisher: The Society of Experimental Test Pilots Foundation
Publication Date: 2008
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Signed: Signed by Illustrator(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
Very Good condition 1st Edition/1st Printing softcover SIGNED by illustrator Hank Caruso on the title page without personalization. "X-Traordinary Planes, X-Traordinary Pilots isn't your ordinary aviation book. Featuring the award-winning Aerocatures of renowned aviation artist Hank Caruso, this book represents a unique combination of humor and history. For more than 60 years, the image of the test pilot has represented iconic excitement in film and fiction. In similar fashion, the exotic look and performance of experimental aircraft has energized the imaginations of young and old alike. The illustrations in this collection represent many of the most interesting research aircraft that have taken to the air since the end of World War II. These are accompanied by the real-life stories of many of the test pilots that made it possible for these aircraft to do their jobs. Aviation buffs, curious youngsters and anyone who has ever felt their heart race at an air show fly-by will find this book fascinating and rewarding." -- the publishers. This copy is sturdy and sound. A few pages in the book have light ink smudges, otherwise clean inside. The book's covers show very slight wear to edges, a few tiny marks. The upper right corner of the front cover is creased and some subsequent pages have a slight bend in the same place. Will be bubble-wrapped and shipped in a sturdy box to ensure safe delivery. Bookseller Inventory # ABJ57
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