Conradis, Heinz. Design for Flight: The Kurt Tank Story.
Publisher: Macdonald, London;
Date of Publication: 1960
Stock Code: 10654
FIRST EDITION in English. Octavo, pp. x, 246. Numerous monochrome photographic illustrations including portrait frontispiece of Tank. Publishers’ black cloth with yellow and red titles to spine, in unclipped pictorial dust-jacket. Very slight foxing to edge of textblock otherwise clean and bright with no annotation or inscriptions. Jacket rubbed to edge with minor nicks & creases. A Near Fine copy in Very Good jacket.
Translated from the German by Kenneth Kettle. The story of aeronautical designer Professor Kurt Tank, head of Focke-Wulf who produced the FW 190, the fastest and most manoeuvrable operational fighter plane of the mid twentieth century.
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