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" ...possibly the most complete work ever written on this subject..."



The illustrated encyclopedia of Russian flying boats, seaplanes, amphibians, ground-effect craft and ekranoplans (including foreign imports)from the origins (1910) to the year 2000.


This work, which the author, Bruno  De Michelis, completed after three years of extensive research, is written in English (a world first on this subject) and is divided in five chapters. It contains the full  history of over 210 craft and their designers, with complete specifications, 266 rare photos and 131 three views drawings and illustrations, ranging from early experimental machines and imports to the latest flying boats and ground-effect craft of any size and manufacture. A chronological and alphabetic dual index is included for easy reference.


The book (324 pages) is available on CD (Adobe PDF and MS Word versions on each disc) *


in conventional format (A4 Folio, hard cover Deluxe Edition). 

* Please note: every CD's content is fully checked before sending it.

The introductory prices are extremely reasonable:

CD version: US $ 50 (postage and handling included)

Deluxe Edition: US $ 110 (postage and handling included)


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