ELTA-The First Aviation Exhibition Amsterdam, 1919

Author: Rob J.M. Mulder

Format: 236 pages and 370 photographs, hardcover.

ISBN 978-82-997371-1-1

kr. 300 kr. 200



ELTA – The First Aviation Exhibition Amsterdam, 1919.

First major aviation exhibition and flying display organized after World War I. During six weeks more than 100 aircraft and 500,000 visitors came to Amsterdam. The book describes the reason for organizing the exhibition, the construction time, the day-by-day program and which pilots and aircraft were present.

Comprehensive work about the first major exhibition after the First World War. English, French and Italian manufactures and pilots met up with their Dutch colleagues and held a great show that lasted for six weeks. More than 100 aircraft participated raging from the little Ansaldo A.1 Balilla to the giant Handley Page V/1500.

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Cross & Cockade – English
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Vliegtuig & Piloot – Dutch
Aviation Review – Dutch