THE AVIATION BOOKS OF THE YEAR ARE HERE!

At last a book is available that records the aircraft from
all your favourite aviation films and TV shows!


Author Simon D. Beck has compiled this never-before-seen volume
over a period of ten years to bring you such unique information as:

- 360 pages covering 350 film and TV titles of both the
  civil and military genre.

- Listed aircraft serial numbers and service histories in detail,
  much of it previously unknown.

- Many never before published photos.

- Google Earth coordinates to filming locations.

- Aviation trivia and anecdotes.

- Detailed appendices covering aircraft collections, film pilots
  and U.S. aircraft carriers on film.

- A Foreword by Aviation Historian James H. Farmer.
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Aviation Historian Simon D. Beck has spent ten years researching
the subject of the Fairchild C-82 Packet and has now completed
the leading comprehensive volume on this aircraft. Included in this
one of a kind book is:

- A detailed technical description of the C-82 Packet.

- Sections covering USAF and foreign military history.


- In-depth civil operator details and lists.


- The complete individual histories of all 224 airframes.


- Multiple appendices and tables.


- Over 200 unique stills and diagrams.


- The first published history of C-82 company Steward-Davis Inc.


- A unique look at the C-82 film The Flight of the Phoenix (1965).

Print or ebook copies can be ordered from these online stores / outlets

McFarland Books Amazon Barnes & Noble
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MightyApe Fishpond  

Otherwise simply Google the title or author for your choice of supplier.
Many U.S. or UK book sellers may carry actual copies in their stores.


The Aircraft Spotter's Film and Television Companion
McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers.
2016 / Softcover / English / 360 pages / 88 stills.
print ISBN 978-1-4766-6349-4
ebook ISBN 978-1-4766-2293-4

Fairchild C-82 Packet: The Military and Civil History
McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers.
2017 / Softcover / English / 324 pages / 209 stills and diagrams.
print ISBN 978-1-4766-6975-5
ebook ISBN 978-1-4766-2864-6


© 2017 Simon D. Beck. All rights reserved.

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