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Excellent Reference Book (But Don't Let Your English Teacher Read It)
on 24 March 2016
Just received this book so I've only flicked through and read the prologue so far. Generally I would go along with the other positive & negative comments made by other reviewers. I'd add that what initially stands out to me, as is a disappoinntment, is the poor standard of writing / editing. Right from the preface (e.g. "...it would be not be possible..") there are errors; additional words, wrong words, sentences that don't make sense, missing spaces etc. Maybe it will improve in the main content. Also when reading about various aircraft in the prologue, you often have to go to another page to see illustrations of it, so the layout could be improved. The book was costly enough 2nd hand, certainly I would expect a book currently retailing at £240 to be better produced - I hope the facts & figures are more accurate. Maybe it's a factor of it being a pre-digital age publication...