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Book details
  • Genre:ANTIQUES And COLLECTIBLES
  • SubGenre:Stamps
  • Language:English
  • Pages:82
  • Format:Hardcover
  • Hardcover ISBN:9781098362379

The History of Rotary Wings

Hundred Years of Achievements Told Through Philately

by Philippe Orsetti

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Overview

As a celebration of hundred years of vertical flight, 1907-2007, the author has described the evolution of rotary wing machines, from which helicopters are the result. This book illustrates the five-frame topical philatelic exhibit (80 letter size color pages) telling this story in displaying practically all the stamps that have been issued throughout the world until 2007.

Description

As a celebration of hundred years of vertical flight, 1907-2007, the author has described the evolution of rotary wing machines, from which helicopters are the result. This book illustrates the five-frame topical philatelic exhibit telling this story in displaying practically all the stamps that have been issued on this subject throughout the world until 2007.

This hard cover book consist of 80 pages in full color printed on letter size (8.5 x 11in.) glossy paper. 

About the author
The author is a native of Toulouse, France, and a retired aeronautic engineer. His forty-year career in the Helicopter Industry spanned all its aspect, from an engineer to a regional representative in South-East Asia based in Hong Kong, and to a Corporate Executive in North America. Philately is his hobby, and he has exhibited several topics in international competition. This book is intended to share his knowledge of the helicopter history through philately. He resides in Texas..
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