Archive for Author 'Charly Baumann', only excerpts shown, click title for full entry.
by Michael McCabe
What makes a New York custom bike or car different from those made anywhere else? Or modern ones different from earlier ones? Meet several generations of builders and see their shops and their creations.
by Kevin Atkinson
Everyone knows that Bugattis used distinctive flat-spoke aluminum wheels. So did Singer—but 20 years earlier. The curved front forks of a bicycle are a George Singer patent, and still in use today. If you don’t know Singer, you should.
by Robert D. Dluhy
Not exactly bedtime reading, this book is brimming with data but for those who want to skip the raw numbers it also offers insightful Big Picture analysis in the form of text and graphs.
by Christian Suhr
If you like busses, you’ll want to know about Ikarus from Hungary and this is about the only book to do the job. From China to Canada, you may have ridden in one and not even known it!
by Jonathan Clay
For the first time in book form one of the UK’s best-known Transport Artists is showing his work, as well as explaining his method, to a wider audience.
by William H. Miller
From the grand ships of the storied lines to mail boats bound for Africa this little book offers a good, basic, nicely illustrated introduction to the topic.
by Yasutoshi Ikuta
Relive an exuberant period in American auto history through ads that are as flamboyant as the cars.
by Bob Woodling and Taras Chayka
The story of the first truly successful seaplane is here told against the backdrop of the all-important human factor: how people find each other, work together, and make the sum greater than its parts.
by Kev Darling
Many of the aircraft in this book may not be terribly well known but without them the planes that we do know would probably have not come about. In other words, trial by error.
by Jock Heron
This autobiographical memoir by a career RAF pilot who also worked with and then for aero engine maker Rolls-Royce sheds light on man facets of active-duty flying, engineering/admin, and procurement.
by Marek Ryś
A high-level survey of all Marks of the famous British WW II fighter that was the RAF’s first-ever monoplane. Specifically aimed at scale modelers and anyone who wants a quick but solid synopsis.
by Artur Juszczak
The P-51D was the definitive version of the Mustang P-51D and the primary USAAF fighter in Europe. Tons of kit models exist and if you want to customize them, this is your book.