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A survey of the world's aircraft manufacturing nations-
(The manufacturers histories quoted are those giving full details of all company products, not just company or pictorial histories).


Quick jump: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Argentina:
19 manufacturers including Aero Boero, Chincul, DINFIA, IA/FMA, Mantelli, Petrolini, RACA.

'Las Alas de Peron - Aeronautica Argentina 1945/1960'
by Ricardo Burzaco
Published by da Vinci?, 1995 ISBN: 987 95666
*Covers the types from 1945 up to 1960 (especially DINFIA/IA/FMA).

Australia:
58 manufacturers including ASTA, CAC, DHA, Eagle, GAF, Larkin, Seabird, Transavia, Tugan.

'The Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Aircraft In Australia and New Zealand' [Order this book from USA]
by David Eyre
Published by Pacific Publishing, 1988 ISBN: 0 86479 023 6
*General survey.

Manufacturers-
CAC is well covered in Air Enthusiast No.61 Jan-Feb 1996 & No.63 May-June 96.

Austria:
32 manufacturers including Berg, Hirtenberg/Hopfner, Knoller, Lloyd, Lohner, Offag, OFW, Phonix, UFAG, Weiner-Neustadter, WKF.

'Die Flugzeuge Der k.u.k. Luftfahrtruppe Und Seeflieger 1914-1918'
Published by Weishaupt Verlag, 1988 ISBN: ?
* Covers all Austro-Hungarian land and seaplanes of World War One.

'Oesterreichs Luftfahrzeuge'
by ?
Published by ?, 1982 ISBN: ?
* Good for the First World War period.

'Propeller Luftfahrzeug Konstruktion Seit 1945'
by R Keimal
Published by ?, 1986 ISBN: 3 900310 025
* Postwar prop-driven types.

Manufacturers-
'Die Albatros (Oeffag) - Jagdflugzeuge der Kuk'
by P Schiemer
Published by ?, ? ISBN: 3 900310 157
* Company history.

Belgium:
24 manufacturers including Avions Fairey, LACAB, Promavia, Renard, SABCA, Stampe et Vertongen, Tipsy, Zeebrugge.
No comprehensive source known.

Brazil:
35 manufacturers including Aerotec, Embraer, Helibras, Lage, Muniz, Neiva.

'A Construcao Aeronautica No Brasil 1910/1976'
by Roberto Pereira De Andrade
Published by Brasiliense, 1976 ISBN: ?
* General survey.

'Enciclopedia de Avions Brasileiros'
by Roberto Pereira De Andrade
Published by ?, 1997? ISBN: ?
* 630 types of aircraft built or projected in Brazil between 1910 and 1997.

Bulgaria:
6 manufacturers including DAR, Kaproni Bulgarski.
No comprehensive source known.

Canada:
83 manufacturers including Avro Canada, Bombardier, Canadair, DHC, Noorduyn, Victory.

'Canadian Aircraft Since 1909' [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
by K M Molson & H A Taylor
Published by Putnam & Co Ltd, 1982 ISBN: 0 370 30095 5
* Very comprehensive survey, but increasingly out of date.

Manufacturers-
'The De Havilland Canada Story' [Order this book from USA]
by Fred W Hotson
Published by Canav Books, 1983 ISBN: 0969070322
* Company history.

'Canadair - The First 50 Years' [Order this book from USA]
by Ronald A. Pickler/Larry Milberry
Published by Canav Books, 1995 ISBN: 0921022077
* Company history.

Chile:
5 manufacturers including Enaer, Fanaero, Maestranza.
No comprehensive source known.

China:
24 manufacturers including CAMCO, Chengdu, Harbin, Kunming, NAMC, Shenyang, Shiuchow, Xian.

'Chinese Aircraft 1951-1997'
by ?
Published by ?, 1997 ISBN: 7 80134 185 6
* Well illustrated survey of all Chinese built aircraft 1951-1990's (Chinese text!).

'China Today: Aviation Industry'
Published by China Aviation Industry Press, 1989 ISBN: 7 80046 159 9
* The only known coverage in English. Covers from 1951, but very lacking in any sort of detail.

A good future topic for Bill Gunston perhaps?

Colombia:
5 manufacturers including AICSA, Gavilan, Urdaneta.
No comprehensive source known.

Czech & Slovak Republics:
29 manufacturers including Aero, Avia, Benes-Mraz, Let, Letov, Praga, Skoda-Kauba, Zavody, Zlin.

'Ceskoslovenska Letadla'
by Vaclav Nemecek
Published by Nase Vojsko, 1968 ISBN: Not applicable
* General survey.

'Czechoslovak Aircraft 1945-84'
by Vaclav Nemecek
Published by ?, 1983 ISBN: ?
* General survey.

'Tschechoslowakische Flugzeuge'
by Hans-Joachim Mau
Published by Transpress, 1987 ISBN: 3344001213
* Type by type (no projects).

'Ceskoslovenska Letadla 2 (1945-1984)'
by Vaclav Nemecek
Published by Nase Vojsko, 1984 ISBN: ?
* General survey 1945-1984.

Denmark:
11 manufacturers including Haerens, KZ, Nielsen & Winther, Orlogsvaerftet, SAI.
No comprehensive source known.

Egypt:
2 manufacturers including AOI/Helwan, Heliopolis.
No source known.

France:
381 manufacturers.

'Repertoire Des Aeronefs de Construction Pour La Periode 1890-1967'
by A Richard & J Tribot-Laspierre
Published by ?, 1968 ISBN: ?
* The best single source, but no equivalent for after 1967.

'Les Avions Francais De 1944 A 1964'
by Pierre Gaillard
Published by Editions EPA, 1990 ISBN: 2851203509
* French postwar aircraft up to 1964.

'Les Avions Francais De 1965 A 1990'
by Pierre Gaillard
Published by Editions EPA, 1991 ISBN: 2851203924
* French postwar aircraft 1965-1990.

'French Aircraft Of The First World War' [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
by James J Davilla & Arthur M Slotan
Published by Flying Machines Press, 1997 ISBN: 0 85177 858 5
* In depth coverage of 400 types.

'L'Aviation Francais de Bombardement et de Rensignement 1918-1940' (Docavia 12)
by Raymond Danel & Jean Cuny
Published by Editions Lariviere, 1980 ISBN: ?
* Interwar bombers and recce types.

'L'Aviation De Chasse Francaise 1918-1940' (Docavia 2)
by Jean Cuny & Raymond Danel
Published by Editions Lariviere, 1974 ISBN: ?
* Interwar fighters.

'French Post-War Transport Aircraft'
by J Chillon, J-P Dubois, J Wegg
Published by Air Britain, 1980 ISBN: 0 85130 078 2
* Postwar airliners and military transports.

'Les Avions de Combat Francais 1944-1960: Tome I - Chasse-Assaut' (Docavia 28)
by Jean Cuny
Published by Editions Lariviere, 1989 ISBN: X 00059 0281
* Postwar fighter-bombers.

'Les Avions de Combat Francais 1944-1960: Tome II - Chasse-Lourde, Bombardement, Assuat, Exploration' (Docavia 30)
by Jean Cuny
Published by Editions Lariviere, 1990 ISBN: X 00059 0303
* Postwar bombers and attack types.

Nothing on French Helicopters, light aircraft or military training types.

Manufacturers- 'Aerospatiale'
by Gerard Maoui
Published by ?, 1992 ISBN: 2862743534
* General history.

'Les Avions Bernard' (Docavia 31)
by Jean Liron
Published by Editions Lariviere, 1992 ISBN: X 00059 031 1
* Covers all types and projects

'Les Avions Breguet 1940/1971' (Docavia 6)
by Jean Cuny & Pierre Leyvastre
Published by Editions Lariviere, 1983 ISBN: ?
* Covers all types.

'Dassault - 50 Years of Aeronautical Adventure 1945-1995 (Vol 1 & 2)'
by Claude Carlier/Luc Berger
Published by Editions du Chene, 1996 ISBN: 2842770099
* Well-illustrated company history.

'Les Avions Dewoitine' (Docavia 17)
by Raymond Danel & Jean Cuny
Published by Editions Lariviere, 1983 ISBN: X 00059 017 6
* Covers all types.

'Les Avions Farman' (Docavia 21)
by J Liron
Published by Editions Lariviere, 1985 ISBN: X 00059 021 4
* Covers all types from 1909.

'Les Avions Et Hydravions Latécoère' (Docavia 34)
by Jean Cuny
Published by Editions Lariviere, 1992 ISBN: 2907051016
* Covers all types.

Finland:
9 manufacturers including Saaski, VL/Valmet.
No comprehensive source known.

Germany:
214 manufacturers.

'Das Buch De Deutschen Luftfahrttechnik'
by Bruno Lange
Published by Verlag Dieter Hoffmann, 1970 ISBN: ?
* Good general survey.

'Typenhandbuch der Deutschen Luftfahrttechnik' (Die Deutsche Luftfahrt 9)
by Bruno Lange
Published by Bernard & Graefe, 1986 ISBN: 3763752846
* Revised edition of 'Das Buch der Deutschen Luftfahrttechnik'.

'German Aircraft of the First World War' [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
by Peter Gray & Owen Thetford
Published by Putnam Aeronautical Books, 1992 ISBN: 0 85177 809 7
* Covers all service types.

'Die Deutschen Militarflugzeuge 1910-1918'
by K Stutzer
Published by ?, 1981 ISBN: 3 8132 01147
* WW1 aircraft.

'Die Deutschen Militarflugzeuge 1919-1934'
by K Stutzer
Published by ?, ? ISBN: 3 8132 01848
* Inter-war military aircraft.

'German Aircraft of the Second World War' [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
by J R Smith & Antony Kay
Published by Putnam & Co Ltd, 1978 ISBN: 0 85177 836 4
* Doesn't cover the period 1933-1939.

'Die Deutschen Flugzeuge 1933-1945'
by Karlheinz Kens & Heinz J Nowarra
Published by J F Lehmanns Verlag, 1980 ISBN: ?
* Detailed survey of civil & military aircraft.

'Deutsche Luftsrustung 1933-1945 Bild 1-4'
by Heinz J Nowarra
Published by ?, 1986-1989 ISBN: 3 7637 54652/660/679/687
* Comprehensive survey of civil & military aircraft.

'Warplanes Of the Third Reich' [Order this book from USA]
by William Green
Published by Macdonald and Jane's, 1979 ISBN: 0 356 023826
* In-depth coverage but some errors revealed by more recent research.

'Luftfahrt Ost 1945-1990' (Die Deutsche Luftfahrt 22)
by Jürgen Michels/Jochen Werner
Published by Bernard & Graefe, 1994 ISBN: 3763761098
* General survey of aircraft built or projected in the former G.D.R.

'The German Fighter Since 1915' [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
by Rudiger Kosin
Published by Putnam & Co Ltd, 1988 ISBN: 0 85177 822 4
* History of German fighter aircraft.

'Deutsche Motorflugzeuge - Alle Serienmodelle seit 1945'
by Rolf Wurster
Published by Motor Buch Verlag, 1994 ISBN: 3613015544
* Postwar powered aircraft survey.

'Segelflugzeuge - Vom Wolf zum Mini-Nimbus'
by Peter Selinger
Published by Motor Buch Verlag, 1978 ISBN: 3879434484
* General survey of German postwar(?) sailplanes.

'Deutsche Sportflugzeuge'
by ? Pletschacher
Published by Motor Buch Verlag, 1977 ISBN: 3879434700
* Covers German light aircraft in the period 1909-1980.

'Sportflugzeuge und Reiseflugzeuge' (Die Deutsche Luftfahrt 23)
by Günter Brinkmann/Kyrill Gersdorff
Published by Bernard & Graefe, 1995 ISBN: 3763761101
* Covers all types of German sport and touring aircraft.

'Die Evolution der Segelflugzeuge' (Die Deutsche Luftfahrt 19)
by Günter Brinkmann/Hans Zacher
Published by Bernard & Graefe, 1992 ISBN: 3763761047
* Covers all types of German sailplanes.

'Hubschrauber und Tragschrauber' (Die Deutsche Luftfahrt 3)
by Kyrill von Gersdorff/Kurt Knobling
Published by Bernard & Graefe, 1985 ISBN: 3763752730
* General survey of German helicopters and autogyros.

'German Helicopters 1928-1945' [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
by Heinz J. Nowarra
Published by Schiffer Publishing, 1991 ISBN: 0 88740 289 5
* Highly illustrated survey of Germany's pioneering helicopter designs.

'Die Deutschen Flugboote'
by Fred Gütschow
Published by Motor Buch Verlag, 1978 ISBN: 3879435650
* Covers all types of German amphibians and flying-boats.

'Von der Junkers F 13 zum Airbus - 75 Jahre Deutsche Verkehrsflugzeuge'
by Joachim Wölfer
Published by Mittler, 1994 ISBN: 3813204456
* General survey of German civil aircraft (incl. projects).

'Geheimprojekte der Luftwaffe'
by Walter Schick/Ingolf Meyer
Published by Motor Buch Verlag, 1994 ISBN: 3613016311
* German WWII fighter projects with many artist's impressions and 3-view drawings.

'Luftwaffe Secret Projects - Fighters 1939-1945' [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
by Walter Schick/Ingolf Meyer
Published by Midland Publishing, 1997 ISBN: 1857800524
* English (and enlarged!) edition of above.

'Secret Aircraft Designs of the Third Reich' [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
by David Myhra
Published by Schiffer Publishing, 1998 ISBN: 0764305646
* Detailed survey of German WWII jet projects with many artist's impressions and model pictures.

'Die Geheimen Wunderwaffen des III. Reiches'
by Miranda/Mercado
Published by FLUGZEUG Publications GmbH, 1995 ISBN: 392713225X
* General survey of German 'wonder weapons'.

'Secret German Aircraft Projects of 1945'
by ?
Published by Toros Publishing, 1997 ISBN: ?
* Reprint based on British Air Intelligence Report No.2333, compiled in 1946 by F/Lt J L Newton, with 240 three-view drawings.

'Geheimprojekte der Luftwaffe Band II - Strategische Bomber 1935-1945'
by Dieter Herwig/Heinz Rode
Published by Motor Buch Verlag, 1998 ISBN: 3613017881
* German WWII bomber projects with many artist's impressions and 3-view drawings.

'Kurzstarter und Senkrechtstarter' (Die Deutsche Luftfahrt 6)
by Otto E Pabst
Published by Bernard & Graefe, 1984 ISBN: 3763752773
* General survey of German STOL & VTOL aircraft.

'Die Deutschen Raketenflugzeuge 1935-1945'
by Joachim Dressel/Manfred Griehl
Published by Weltbild, 1994 ISBN: 3893506926
* General survey of German WWII rocket planes.

'Die Ersten Strahlflugzeuge der Welt' (Die Deutsche Luftfahrt 14)
by Wolfgang Wagner
Published by Bernard & Graefe, 1989 ISBN: 3763752978
* General survey of the first German jet aircraft.

Manufacturers-
'Arado - Geschichte eines Flugzeugwerks'
by Jörg Armin Kranzhoff
Published by Aviatic, 1995 ISBN: 392550527X
* Company history.

'Chronik Eines Flugzeugwerkes 1932-1945. B&V - Blohm & Voss Hamburg - HFB Hamburger Flugzeugbau'
by Herrmann Pohlmann
Published by Motor Buch Verlag, 1979 ISBN: 387943624X
* Covers all Blohm & Voss aircraft types in detail.

'Deutsche Nurflügel bis 1945 - Die Motor- und Turbinenflugzeuge der Gebrüder Horten'
by Hans-Peter Dabrowski
Published by Podzun-Pallas, 1995 ISBN: 3790905364
* Horten flying wings.

'Die Bucker Flugzeuge'
by Erwin Konig
Published by ?, 1987 ISBN: ?
* Covers all Bucker aircraft in detail.

'Bücker-Flugzeugbau. Die Geschichte eines Flugzeugwerkes'
by Siegfried Wietstruk
Published by Aviatic Verlag, 1999 ISBN: 3-925505-28-8
* History of Bücker aircraft.

'Ludwig Bölkow und sein Werk - Ottobrunner Innovationen' (Die Deutsche Luftfahrt 12)
by Kyrill von Gersdorff
Published by Bernard & Graefe, 1987 ISBN: 3763752927
* General survey of aircraft designed by Bölkow.

'Dornier - Die Chronik Des Altesten Deutschen Fluzeugwerkes'
by ?
Published by Aviatic, 1985 ISBN: 3925505016
* Covers all Dornier types.

'Focke-Wulf - An Aircraft Album'
by J. Richard Smith
Published by Ian Allan Ltd, 1973 ISBN: ?
* Pictorial history of Focke-Wulf aircraft.

'Heinkel - Chronik Und Typenblättter Der Firma Heinkel-Flugzeugbau'
by ?
Published by Aviatic Verlag, 1996 ISBN: 3925505083
* Company history.

'Ernst Heinkel - Pionier der Schnellflugzeuge' (Die deutsche Luftfahrt 5)
by H. Dieter Köhler
Published by Bernard & Graefe, 1983 ISBN: 3763752811
* General survey of aircraft designed by Heinkel.

'Heinkel Und Seine Flugzuege'
by Heinz J Nowarra
Published by JF Lehmanns Verlag, 1975 ISBN: ?
* Covers all types 1916 W15 to 1958 He211.

'Henrich Focke. Flugzeuge und Hubschrauber'
by Enno Springmann
Published by Aviatic, 1997 ISBN: 3925505369
* Aircraft and helicopters designed by Henrich Focke.

'Nurflügel - Die Geschichte Der Horten-Flugzeuge 1933-60'
by Reimar Horten & Peter F Selinger
Published by H Weishaupt Verlag, 1993 ISBN: 3900310092
* Detailed coverage of all Horten types.

'Hugo Junkers And His Aircraft' [Order this book from USA]
by Gunter Schmitt
Published by Midland Counties Publications, 1988 ISBN: 3 34400 303 8
* Covers all types J-1 to Ju160.

'Hugo Junkers, Pionier der Luftfahrt, seine Flugzeuge' (Die deutsche Luftfahrt 24)
by Wolfgang Wagner
Published by Bernard & Graefe, 1996 ISBN: 3763761128
* Types designed by Hugo Junkers.

'Klemm - Flugzeuge Seit 1918'
by K Kens
Published by ?, 1986 ISBN: ?
* Covers all Klemm types.

'Ein Dreieck Fliegt - Die Entwicklung der Delta-Flugzeuge bis 1945'
by Alexander Lippisch
Published by Motor Buch Verlag, 1976 ISBN: ?
* History of German delta wing aircraft up to 1945 (especially Lippisch designed types).

'Messerschmitt- Bolkow-Blohm: 111 MBB Flugzeuge 1913 - 1978'
by Hans J Ebert
Published by Motor Buch Verlag, 1979 ISBN: ?
* Survey of 111 MBB aircraft types.

'Willy Messerschmitt - Pionier der Luftfahrt und des Leichtbaues' (Die Deutsche Luftfahrt 17)
by Hans J. Ebert/Johann B. Kaiser/? Peters
Published by Bernard & Graefe, 1992 ISBN: 3763761039
* General survey of aircraft designed by Messerschmitt.

'Messerschmitt - An Aircraft Album' [Order this book from USA]
by J Richard Smith
Published by Ian Allan Ltd, 1971 ISBN: 0 71100 224 X
* Pictorial history of Messerschmitt aircraft.

'Messerschmitt Geheimprojekte'
by Willy Radinger/Walter Schick
Published by Aviatic, 1991 ISBN: 3925505148
* Messerschmitt secret projects (incl. postwar).

'Kurt Tank - Konstrukteur und Testpilot bei Focke Wulf' (Die Deutsche Luftfahrt 1)
by Wolfgang Wagner
Published by Bernard & Graefe, 1991 ISBN: 3763761020
* General survey of aircraft designed by Tank.

'Die Wiener Neustädter Flugzeugwerke: Entstehung, Aufbau und Niedergang eines Flugzeugwerkes'
by Wernfried Haberfellner & Walter Schroeder
Published by Verlag Herbert Weishaupt, 1995 (2nd edn) ISBN: 3-7059-0000-5
* History of WNF.

'Werkschroniken - Dornier-Flugzeuge und Focke-Wulf-Flugzeuge'
'Werkschroniken - GWF (Gothaer Waggonfabrik)-Flugzeuge und BMW-Flugmotoren'
'Werkschroniken - Messerschmitt-Flugzeuge und HFB (Blohm und Voss)-Flugzeuge'
'Werkschroniken - Arado-Flugzeuge und Junkers-Flugzeuge und -Motoren'
'Werkschroniken - Heinkel-Flugzeuge sowie Albatros-, Caspar- und Hansa Brandenburg-Flugzeugbau'
by -
Published by Luftfahrt-Verlag Axel Zuerl
* Good survey of all built and projected aircraft.

Greece:
3 manufacturers including HAI.
No source known,

Hungary:
20 manufacturers including Avis, Lampich, MAVAG, Manfred Weiss.

* For the First World War period see under Austria.

'A Magyar Repules Tortenete'
by Csanadi, Nagyvaradi & Winkler
Published by Muszaki, 1977 ISBN: ?
* History of Hungarian aviation and aircraft.

'Fejezetek a Magyar Katonai Repules Tortenetebol'
by Nagyvaradi, Szabo & Winkler
Published by Muszaki, 1986 ISBN: ?
* History of Hungarian military aircraft and aviation.

'Suhano Famadarak'
by Simone Avarosi Eva
Published by Hatter, 1989 ISBN: ?
* History of Hungarian gliders.

Manufacturers-
'Solymok, Hejak, Nebulok'
by Kovats Lajos
Published by MAHIR, 1990 ISBN: ?
* History of MAVAG and its aircraft.

India:
9 manufacturers including ADA, Hindustan/HAL.
No comprehensive source known.

Indonesia:
9 manufacturers including IPTN/Nurtanio, LAPAN, LIPNUR.
No comprehensive source known.

International:
39 manufacturers including Airbus, Eurocopter, Jurom, Panavia, Sepecat.

Manufacturers-
'Airbus - The European Triumph'
by Bill Gunston
Published by Osprey Publishing Ltd, 1988 ISBN: 0 85045 820 X
* History of the company and it's products.

Iran:
3 manufacturers including Dorna, IAI.
No source known.

Iraq:
2 manufacturers including IAF.
No source known.

Israel:
3 manufacturers including Bedek/IAI, Israviation.
No comprehensive source known.

Manufacturers-
'Lightning in the Skies'
by Arnold Sherman
Published by Stone, 1973 ISBN: ?
* History of IAI.

Italy:
199 manufacturers.

'Storia Degli Aerei d'Italia dal 1911 al 1961'
by G Bignozzi & B Catalanotto
Published by Editrice Cielo, 1962 ISBN: Not applicable
* General survey.

Nothing known for WW1 period.

'L'Aviazione da Caccia Italiana 1918-1939 Vols 1/2'
by Roberto Gentilli
Published by Editrice Aeronautica Italiana, 1976 ISBN: ?
* Interwar fighters.

'Italian Civil And Military Aircraft 1930-1945'
by Jonathan Tompson
Published by Aero Publishers Inc, 1963 ISBN: Not applicable
* Covers all types of this period.

'Bombardieri Italiani Nela 2a Guerra Mondiale'
by E Brotzu & G Casolo
Published by Edizioni Bizzarri, 1984 ISBN: ?
* Comprehensive survey of Italian bombers of WW2.

'Caccia Italiani Nela 2a Guerra Mondiale'
by E Brotzu & G Casolo
Published by Edizioni Bizzarri, 1984 ISBN: ?
* Comprehensive survey of Italian fighters of WW2.

Nothing similar on WW2 transports and trainers.

'Italian Aircraft of World War II'
by Nico Sgarlato
Published by Gresham Books, UK, 1979 ISBN: ?
and Squadron/Signal Publications, USA, 1979 ISBN: ?
* Well illustrated survey of the 24 major types.

'1945-1960: I Trasporti In Italia Dall Guerra Ali 'Era Del Getto'
by Paolo Gianvarni
Published by Edizione A.I, 1980 ISBN: ?
* Postwar Italian airliners up to 1960.

'Gli Aeroplani Italiani 1945 - 1991'
by Italo de Marchi
Published by Istituto Bibliografico Napoleo, 1991 ISBN: ?
* General survey of Italian postwar aircraft with b+w photos, but no drawings.

Nothing on Italian helicopters, light aircraft and postwar types in general.

Manufacturers-
'AerMacchi'
by ?
Published by Giorgio Apostolo Editore (?), 1999 ISBN: ?
* History of Aermacchi aircraft 1913-1990.

'Gli Aeroplani Della Caproni Aeronautica Bergamasca 1920-1946 Vols.1/2'
by R Abate
Published by Edizioni Bizzarri, 1976 ISBN: ?
*Detailed history of Caproni aircraft.

'I Velivoli Macchi Dal 1912 Al 1963'
by R Abate & G Lazzati
Published by Ali Nel Tempo, 1963 ISBN: Not applicable
* Detailed history of Macchi aircraft.

'I Caccia Caproni-Reggiane 1938-1945'
by Piero Prato
Published by Intyrama Books/Interconnair, 1968 ISBN: ?
* Reggiane company history.

Japan:
37 manufacturers including Aichi, Mitsubishi, Nakajima, Tachikawa.

'Japanese Aircraft 1910-1941' [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
by Robert C Mikesh & Shorozoe Abe
Published by Putnam Aeronautical Books, 1990 ISBN: 0 85177 840 2
* No GA drawings, but includes brief company histories and many prototypes.

'Japanese Aircraft of the Pacific War' [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
by Rene J Francillon
Published by Putnam Aeronautical Books, 1994 ISBN: 0 85177 801 1
* Includes many prototypes and projects.

'Japans Luftwaffenflugzeuge im 2. Weltkrieg'
by Jin Jmai
Published by AERO-Verlag Hubert Zuerl, 1961 ISBN: -
* Covers all Japanese WWII aircraft.

'Encyclopedia of Japanese Aircraft 1900-1945 Vol.1 - Mitsubishi'
by ?
Published by Shuppan-Kyodo Publishers, 1981 ISBN: 0353 340601 3350
* Japanese text, covers all types up to 1945 (incl. projects).

'Encyclopedia of Japanese Aircraft 1900-1945 Vol.2 - Aichi/Hirosho'
by ?
Published by Shuppan-Kyodo Publishers, 1981 ISBN: 0353 340701 3350
* Japanese text, covers all types up to 1945 (incl. projects).

'Encyclopedia of Japanese Aircraft 1900-1945 Vol.3 - Kawanishi/Hirosho'
by ?
Published by Shuppan-Kyodo Publishers, 1982 ISBN: 0353 340801 3350
* Japanese text, covers all types up to 1945 (incl. projects).

'Encyclopedia of Japanese Aircraft 1900-1945 Vol.4 - Kawasaki'
by ?
Published by Shuppan-Kyodo Publishers, 1982 ISBN: 0353 340901 3350
* Japanese text, covers all types up to 1945 (incl. projects).

'Encyclopedia of Japanese Aircraft 1900-1945 Vol.5 - Nakajima'
by ?
Published by Shuppan-Kyodo Publishers, 1983 ISBN: 0353 341001 3350
* Japanese text, covers all types up to 1945 (incl. projects).

'Encyclopedia of Japanese Aircraft 1900-1945 Vol.6 - Tachikawa'
by ?
Published by Shuppan-Kyodo Publishers, 1980 ISBN: 0353 340401 3350
* Japanese text, covers all types up to 1945 (incl. projects).

'Encyclopedia of Japanese Aircraft 1900-1945 Vol.7 - Imported Aircraft'
by ?
Published by Shuppan-Kyodo Publishers, 1972 ISBN: ?
* Japanese text, covers all types up to 1945.

'Encyclopedia of Japanese Aircraft 1900-1945 Vol.8 - Kyushu'
by ?
Published by Shuppan-Kyodo Publishers, 1980 ISBN: 0353 340501 3350
* Japanese text, covers all types up to 1945 (incl. projects).

No comprehensive source for postwar types.

Manufacturers-
None published?

Latvia:
1 Manufacturer: VEF, Irbitis.
No source known.

Lithuania:
8 manufacturers including Anbo.
No source known.

Malaysia:
3 manufacturers including Airod.
No source known.

Mexico:
7 manufacturers including AAMSA, Anahuac, Azcarate, Talleres.
No comprehensive source known.

Netherlands:
19 manufacturers including Aviolanda, De Schelde, Fokker, Lambach, Pander, Van Berkel.

'De Nederlandse Vliegtuigen'
by Wesselink & Postma
Published by ?, 1984 ISBN: ?
* Survey of Dutch aircraft types.

Manufacturers-
'Fokker - The Creative Years' [Order this book from UK]
by A R Weyl
Published by Putnam & Co, 1987 ISBN: 0 85177 817 8
* Covers the German period up to the end of WW1.

'Fokker: Aircraft Builders to the World' [Order this book from USA]
by Thijs Postma
Published by Jane's Publishing Co, 1980 ISBN: 0 71060 059 3
* Very good survey of all aircraft types built, and some projects.

'Fokker Commercial Aircraft - From the F.I of 1918 up to the Fokker 100 of Today'
by Rene de Leeuw
Published by Public Relations Department of Fokker, 1994 ISBN: none
* Fokker commercial aircraft type by type, also some projects.

'Koolhoven'
by T Wesselink & T Postma
Published by ?, 1982 ISBN: ?
* Covers all Koolhoven types in detail.

New Zealand:
7 manufacturers includng AESL, Air Parts, NZAI/Pacific.
No source known.

Norway:
7 manufacturers including Honningstad, Kjeller, Kristiansen, Marinens, Wideroe.
No source known.

Pakistan:
1 manufacturer - PAC.
No source known.

Peru:
3 manufacturers including Faucett, FNA.
No source known.

Philippines:
7 manufacturers including ACT, IST, PADC/NAM.
No source known.

Poland:
33 manufacturers including Bartel, LWD, LWS, PWS, PZL, RWD, Swidnik, WSK.

'Polish Aircraft 1893-1939' [Order this book from USA]
by Jerzy B Cynk
Published by Putnam & Co Ltd, 1971 ISBN: 0 370 00085 4
* Very comprehensive survey, including homebuilts.

'Polskie Samoloty Wojskowe 1945 - 1980'
by Andrzej Morgala
Published by Wydawnictwo Ministerstwa Obr., 1981 ISBN: 8311064830
* Covers all Polish aircraft 1945-1980 (incl. some projects).

'Wspolczesne Konstrukcje Lotnicze Polski'
by Tomasz Makowski
Published by ALTAIR, 1996 ISBN: 8386217308
* Covers Polish aircraft and projects of the present.

Romania:
26 manufacturers including Astra, ICAR, IAR, IAv, SET.

Air Enthusiast No.63 May-June 96 & No.64 July-Aug 1996
* Covers the period 1911-1935.

Air Enthusiast No.56 Winter 1994
* Covers WW2 aircraft.

Air Enthusiast No.74 March-April 1998
* Covers postwar types.

Russia & Ukraine:
189 manufacturers & 5 manufacturers.

'The Osprey Encyclopedia of Russian Aircraft 1875-1995' [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
by Bill Gunston
Published by Osprey Aerospace, 1995 ISBN: 1 85532 405 9
* The state of the art in post cold-war research. Includes Ukraine. Many projects and prototypes.

'Soviet Aircraft and Aviation 1917-41' [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
by Lennart Anderson
Published by Putnam Aeronautical Books, 1994 ISBN: 0 85177 859 3
*Extremely comprehensive. Includes pre-revolutionary types and homebuilts.

'Soviet X-Planes' [Order this book from USA]
by Yefim Gordon/Bill Sweetman
Published by Motorbooks, 1992 ISBN: 0879384980
* General survey of Soviet research aircraft and testbeds.

'Nemetskii sled v istorii sovetskoi aviatsii'
by D.A. Sobolev
Published by RIZ Aviantik, 1996 ISBN: ?
* General survey of Soviet postwar a/c designed by German engineers (Baade etc).

'Lotnictwo Wojskowe Rosji 1'
by Piotr Butowski
Published by Lampart, 1995 ISBN: 8390255456
* Very good survey of Soviet and Russian military a/c of today (part 1).

'Lotnictwo Wojskowe Rosji 2'
by Piotr Butowski
Published by Lampart, 1995 ISBN: 8386776145
* Very good survey of Soviet and Russian military a/c of today (part 2).

'Lotnictwo Wojskowe Rosji 3'
by Piotr Butowski
Published by Lampart, 1997 ISBN: 8386776285
* Very good survey of Soviet and Russian military a/c of today (part 3).

'Les avions de chasses Russes et Sovietiques 1915-1950'
by Herbert Leonard
Published by Editions Heimdal, 1997 ISBN: 2840480867
* General survey of Soviet and Russian fighters 1915-1950.

'Istoriya konstruktsii samolyotov v SSSR do 1938'
by V.B. Schavrov
Published by Mashinostroenie, 1994 ISBN: 521702528X
* Detailed survey of Soviet aircraft up to 1938. Best for it's time, but some errors revealed by more recent research.

'Istoriya konstruktsii samolyotov v SSSR 1938-1950'
by V.B. Schavrov
Published by Mashinostroenie, 1988 ISBN: 5217004770
* Detailed survey of Soviet aircraft between 1938 and 1950. Best for it's time, but some errors revealed by more recent research.

'Istoriya konstruktsii samolyotov v SSSR 1950-1965'
by V.B. Schavrov
Published by Mashinostroenie, 1999 ISBN: ?
* Detailed survey of Soviet aircraft between 1950 and 1965.

'Istoriya konstruktsii samolyotov v SSSR 1966-Today'
by V.B. Schavrov
Published by Mashinostroenie, 2000 ISBN: ?
* Detailed survey of Soviet aircraft between 1966 and today.

'Aviatsiya v Ukraine - Ocherki Istoriy'
by V.S. Savin
Published by Osnova, 1995 ISBN: 5776804833
* General survey of Ukrainian aircraft (bad photo quality).

Manufacturers/Design Bureau-
'Illyustrirovannaya entsiklopediya samolyotov TANTK im. G.M. Berieva tom 2'
'Illyustrirovannaya entsiklopediya samolyotov TANTK im. G.M. Berieva tom 3'
by G.S. Panatov/K.G. Udalov
Published by Aviko-Press, mid 1999 ISBN: ?
* Covers built or projected Beriev types after 1945.

'V Nebe "Ilyushin"'
by Talikov (?)
Published by Aviko-Press, 1998 ISBN: ?
* Type by type survey, in chronological order, (also prototypes, but no projects).

'50 years OKB Kamov'
by ?
Published by Lyubimaya Kniga (POLYGON series), 1999 ISBN: ?
* Company history of Kamov helicopters in detail.

'Illyustrirovannaya entsiklopediya samolyotov TANTK im. G.M. Berieva tom 1'
by G.S. Panatov/K.G. Udalov
Published by Aviko Press, 1998 ISBN: 5 86309 000 4
* Covers 16 built or projected Beriev types between 1932 and 1945 (Vol.1 of 3 planned).

'MiG Aircraft Since 1937' [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
by Bill Gunston & Yefim Gordon
Published by Putnam Aeronautical Books, 1998 ISBN: 0 85177 884 4
* Design bureau history and details of all types produced.

'Letatelnie Apparati MAI'
by Yu.V. Makarov
Published by Isdatelstvo MAI, 1994 ISBN: 570350161X
* Covers all types designed at Moscow Aviation Institute.

'OKB MiG' [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
by Piotr Butowksi, Jay Miller
Published by Midland Counties/Speciality Press,1991 ISBN: 0 904597 80 6
* Design bureau history and details of all types produced.

'MiG - Fifty Years Of Secret Aircraft Design' [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
by Belyakow/Marmain
Published by Airlife, 1994 ISBN: 1853104884
* Best official MiG design bureau history, type-by-type but no projects.

'OKB Sukhoi' [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
by Vladimir Antonov et al, with Jay Miller
Published by Midland Counties/Speciality Press, 1995 ISBN: 1 857800 12 5
* Design bureau history and details of all types produced.

'Tupolev - The Man And His Aircraft' [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
by Paul Duffy/Andrei Kandalov
Published by Airlife, 1996 ISBN: 185310728X
* Tupolev design bureau aircraft, with a detailed list of type numbers.

'Tupolev Aircraft Since 1922' [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
by Bill Gunston
Published by Putnam Aeronautical Books, 1996 ISBN: 0 85177 866 6
* Design bureau history and details of all types produced.

'Yakovlev Aircraft Since 1924' [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
by Bill Gunston & Yefim Gordon
Published by Putnam Aeronautical Books, 1997 ISBN: 0 85177 872 0
* Design bureau history and details of all types produced.

'Moscovskii vertoletni savod imeni M.L. Milya'
by V.R. Mikheev
Published by Lyubimaya kniga, 1998 ISBN: 5765600130
* An excellent company history of Mil helicopters in detail.

South Africa:
22 manufacturers including Aerotek, Atlas/Denel, Bengis.
No source known.

South Korea:
8 manufacturers including Daewoo, Korean Air, Samsung.
No source known.

Spain:
18 manufacturers including AISA, CASA, Cierva, Hispano, Loring.

'Aviones Militares Espanoles 1911-1986'
by Jesus Salas Larrazabal
Published by Inst. Historia Cultura Aeronauticas, 1986 ISBN: 8450539331
* Survey of Spanish military aircraft types.

'Aviones espanoles desde 1910'
by Jaime Velarde Silio
Published by Editorial Perfila, 1995 ISBN: 8487695183
* Survey of Spanish aircraft since 1910.

Sweden:
25 manufacturers including ASJA, FFVS, MFI, Saab, Thulin.

'Saab Aircraft Since 1937' [Order this book from USA]
by Hans G Andersson
Published by Putnam Aeronautical Books, 1997 ISBN: 0 85177 886 0
* Includes SAAB projects. Briefly mentions the other Swedish manufacturers, but with no type details.

'The Saab-Scania Story'
by ?
Published by Streiffert & Co, 1987 ISBN: 9178860245
* General survey of Saab built vehicles (aircraft, but also cars) with some less-known projects.

Switzerland:
29 manufacturers including Comte, EKW, F+W, FFA, Pilatus.
No comprehensive source known.

'Schweizerische Strahlflugzeuge und Strahltriebwerke'
by Georges Bridel
Published by Verlag Verkehrshaus d. Schweiz, 1975 ISBN: 3859549022
* Detailed survey of Swiss jet aircraft and projects up to mid of 1970's.

Taiwan:
6 manufacturers inclduing AIDC, TAC.
No source known.

Thailand:
2 manufacturers including RTAF.
No source known.

Turkey:
5 manufacturers including MKEK/THK, TAI/TUSAS .
No source known.

Ukraine:
See Russia & Ukraine.

United Kingdom:
294 manufacturers.

'British Aeroplanes 1909-1914'
by Peter Lewis
Published by Putnam & Co Ltd, 1962 ISBN: Not applicable
* Survey of British pioneer aircraft.

'British Aeroplanes 1914-1918'
by J M Bruce
Published by Putnam & Co Ltd, 1957 ISBN: Not applicable
* Survey of all RFC and RNAS aircraft.

'British Civil Aircraft 1919-1972 Vols I/II/III' [Order Vol.I from UK] [Order Vol.II from UK] [Order Vol.III from UK]
by A J Jackson
Published by Putnam Aeronautical Books, 1987-1988 ISBN: 0 85177 808 9/813 5/818 6
* Covers every type listed on the UK civil register up to 1972.

'The British Fighter Since 1912' [Order this book from USA]
by Francis K Mason
Published by Putnam Aeronautical Books, 1993 ISBN: 0 85177 852 6
* Covers all British fighters.

'The British Bomber Since 1914' [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
by Francis K Mason
Published by Putnam Aeronautical Books, 1994 ISBN: 0 85177 861 5
* Covers all British bombers.

'British Flying-Boats and Amphibians 1909-1952'
by G R Duval
Published by Putnam & Co Ltd, 1966 ISBN: Not applicable
* Survey of all British flying boats.

'British Service Helicopters - A Pictorial History' [Order this book from USA]
by Richard Gardner & Reginald Longstaff
Published by Robert Hale, 1985 ISBN: 0 7090 2127 5
* Details all British military helicopters.

'British Gliders & Sailplanes 1922-1970' [Order this book from USA]
by Norman Ellison
Published by Adams & Charles Black, 1971 ISBN: ?
* Type by type directory.

Nothing on transport or training aircraft.

'Project Cancelled' [Order this book from USA]
by Derek Wood
Published by Tri-Service Press Ltd, 1990 ISBN: 1 85488 026 8
* All the missed opportunities.

'British Research and Development Aircraft' [Order this book from USA]
by Ray Sturtivant
Published by Haynes Publishing, 1990 ISBN: 0 85429 697 2
* Good survey of British prototypes.

'British Prototype Aircraft'
by Ray Sturtivant
Published by Promotional Reprint Co., 1995 ISBN: 1856482219
* Re-issue of above title. Good survey of British prototypes.

'British Experimental Jet Aircraft 1941-86' [Order this book from USA]
by Barrie Hygate
Published by Argus Books, 1990 ISBN: 1854860100
* Details British experimental jet aircraft 1941-86, with superb 5-view drawings.

Manufacturers-

Putnam Aeronautical Books titles:
* Company history and details of all types produced.
'Airspeed Aircraft Since 1931' by H A Taylor [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
'Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft Since 1913' by Oliver Tapper
'Avro Aircraft Since 1908' by A J Jackson [Order this book from UK]
'Blackburn Aircraft Since 1909' by A J Jackson [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
'Boulton Paul Aircraft Since 1915' by Alec Brew [Order this book from UK]
'Bristol Aircraft Since 1910' by C H Barnes [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
'De Havilland Aircraft Since 1909' by A J Jackson [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
'English Electric Aircraft And Their Predecessors' by Stephen Ransom & Robert Fairclough [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
'Fairey Aircraft Since 1915' by H A Taylor [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
'Gloster Aircraft Since 1917' by Derek N James [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
'Handley Page Aircraft Since 1907' by C H Barnes [Order this book from USA]
'Hawker Aircraft Since 1920' by Francis K Mason [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
'Miles Aircraft Since 1925' by Don L Brown [Order this book from USA]
'Parnall Aircraft Since 1914' Kenneth E Wixey [Order this book from USA]
'The Royal Aircraft Factory' by Paul R Hare [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
'Saunders And Saro Aircraft Since 1917' by Peter London [Order this book from UK]
'Shorts Aircraft Since 1900' by C H Barnes [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
'Sopwith Aircraft 1912-1920' by H F King [Order this book from USA]
'Supermarine Aircraft Since 1914' by C F Andrews & E B Morgan [Order this book from USA]
'Vickers Aircraft Since 1908' by C F Andrews & E B Morgan [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
'Westland Aircraft Since 1915' by Derek N James [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]

Other publishers-
'British Aircraft Corporation - A History' [Order this book from USA]
by Charles Gardner
Published by BT Batsford, 1981 ISBN: 0 71343 815 0
* Company history.

'Percival & Hunting Aircraft'
by John Silvester
Published by Nelson & Saunders, 1987 ISBN: 0947750118
* Definitive guide to Hunting-Percival aircraft.

'The Marshall Story'
by Sir Arthur Marshall
Published by Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1994 ISBN: 1 85260 472 7
* History of Marshalls of Cambridge.

Not yet covered: General Aircraft Ltd, Beagle.

USA:
1251 manufacturers.

'U.S. Civil Aircraft Vols 1-9'
[Order Vol.1 from USA] [Order Vol.1 from UK] [Order Vol.2 from USA] [Order Vol.3 from USA] [Order Vol.3 from UK] [Order Vol.4 from USA] [Order Vol.5 from USA] [Order Vol.6 from USA] [Order Vol.7 from USA] [Order Vol.8 from USA] [Order Vol.9 from USA]
by Joseph P Juptner
Published by McGraw Hill Books/Aero Publishers, 1993-95 ISBN: 0 830643664/672/680/699/702/710/729/737/745
* Covers all civil types up to 1948.

'The American Fighter' [Order this book from USA]
by Enzo Angelucci & Peter Bowers
Published by Haynes Publishing Group, 1987 ISBN: 0 85429 635 2
* Covers all USAAF/USAF & USN/MC fighters up to the Northrop F-20.

'X-Fighters - USAF Experimental and Prototype Fighters, XP-59 to YF-23' [Order this book from USA]
by Steve Pace
Published by Motorbooks, 1991 ISBN: 0879385405
* Covers all US X-fighters.

'US Bombers - B-1 1928 To B-1 1980's' [Order this book from USA]
by Lloyd S Jones
Published by Aero Publishers Inc, 1974 ISBN: 0 8168 9126 5
* Covers all USAAF/USAF bombers up to the B-1A.

'The 'C' Planes: US Cargo Aircraft From 1912 To The Present' [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
by Bill Holder & Scott Vadnais
Published by Schiffer Publishing, 1993 ISBN: 0 887409 12 1
* Full details of all USAAF/USAF transports

Nothing similar on Attack & Trainer types or Helicopters.

'One-of-a-Kind Research Aircraft: A History of In Flight Simulators, Testbeds and Prototypes' [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
by William Holder/Steve Markman
Published by Schiffer Publ., 1995 ISBN: 0887407978
* Covers US flight simulators, testbeds and prototypes.

'The X-Planes: X-1 to X-31' [Order this book from USA]
by Jay Miller
Published by Aerofax, 1988 ISBN: 0517567490
* Type-by-type description of all US X-planes up to X-31.

Manufacturers-
Putnam Aeronautical Books titles-
* Company history and details of every type produced.
'Beech Aircraft And Their Predecessors' by A J Pelletier [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
'Bell Aircraft Since 1935' by A J Pelletier [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
'Boeing Aircraft Since 1916' by Peter M Bowers [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
'Curtiss Aircraft 1907 - 1947' by Peter M Bowers [Order this book from USA]
'General Dynamics Aircraft And Their Predecessors' by John Wegg [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
'Grumman Aircraft Since 1929' by Rene J Francillon [Order this book from USA]
'Lockheed Aircraft since 1913' by Rene J Francillon [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
'McDonnell-Douglas Aircraft Since 1920 Vols I/II' by Rene J Francillon [Order Vol.I from UK] [Order Vol.II from USA] [Order Vol.II from UK]

Other publishers-
'Piper Aircraft - The development and history of Piper designs' [Order this book from UK]
by Roger W. Peperell
Published by Air-Britain, 1998 ISBN: 0 85130 253 X
* Covers all types produced.

'Fairchild Aircraft 1926-1987'
by Kent A Mitchell
Published by Narkiewicz/Thompson, 1997 ISBN: 0913322040
* Comprehensive coverage of all US & Canadian Fairchild aircraft.

'Martin Aircraft 1906-1960' [Order this book from USA]
by John R. Breihan/Stan Piet/Roger Mason
Published by Narkiewicz/Thompson, 1995 ISBN: 0913322032
* Covers all Martin aircraft, incl. list of all type numbers.

'Vultee Aircraft 1932-1947' [Order this book from USA]
by Jonathan Thompson
Published by Narkiewicz/Thompson, 1992 ISBN: 0913322024
* Covers all Vultee aircraft.

'Complete Guide To Rutan Homebuilt Aircraft' [Order this book from USA]
by Don & Julia Downie
Published by TAB Technical Books, 1981 ISBN: 0 8306 2310 8
* Covers all types produced.

'Wings Of Cessna: Model 120 To The Citation III' [Order this book from USA]
by Edward H Phillips
Published by Flying Books, 1994 ISBN: 0 91113 905 2
*Company history.

'Aeroplanes Vought 1917-1977' [Order this book from USA]
by Gerard P Moran
Published by Historical Aviation Album, 1978 ISBN: 0 91185 283 2
*Company history.

'North American Aircraft 1934-1998 vol.1'
by Norm Avery
Published by Narkiewicz/Thompson, 1998 ISBN: 0913322059
* Covers all NA aircraft up to Sabre fighter.

'The Bell Helicopter Textron Story' [Order this book from UK]
by David A. Brown
Published by Midland Publishing, 1995 ISBN: 0942548604
* Detailed survey of Bell helicopters.

'Northrop - An Aeronautical History'
by Fred Anderson
Published by Northrop Corporation, 1976 ISBN: ?
* Covers all Northrop aircraft up to YF-17/F-18 early proposals.

'Lockheed's Skunk Works' [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
by Jay Miller
Published by Midland Publishing, 1995 ISBN: 1857800370
* Detailed survey of Lockheed's secret aircraft designs after WWII, with many project drawings and model photos.

'The Thunder Factory' [Order this book from USA]
by Joshua Stoff
Published by Arms & Armour Press, 1990 ISBN: 0 87938 483 2
* Pictorial history of the Republic company.

'Rockwell - The Heritage of North American' [Order this book from USA]
by Bill Yenne
Published by Bison Books, 1989 ISBN: 086124544X
* Well-illustrated company history.

'Ryan Guidebook' [Order this book from USA]
by Dorr B Carpenter & Mitch Mayborn
Published by Flying Enterprise Publications, 1975 ISBN: 0912470232 (hb), 0912470186 (pb)
* Covers all types 1925-55.

'Complete Guide To Aeroncas, Citabrias And Decathlons' [Order this book from USA]
by Don & Julia Downie
Published by TAB Technical Books, 1984 ISBN: 0 83062 317 5
* Covers all Aeronca types.

'Stearman Guidebook' [Order this book from USA]
by Mitch Mayborn & Peter M Bowers
Published by Flying Enterprise Publications, 1972 ISBN: 0 91247 001 1
* Covers all types 1927-67.

'The Stinsons - Air Pioneers And Aircraft' [Order this book from USA]
by John W Underwood
Published by ?, 1982 ISBN: 0 91183 406 0
* Pictorial history of Stinson aircraft.

'Sever The Sky - Seversky Aircraft Evolution'
by Edward T Maloney
Published by WW2 Publications, 1980 ISBN: ?
* Pictorial history of Seversky aircraft.

'North American - An Aircraft Album' [Order this book from USA]
by Gordon Swanborough
Published by Ian Allan, 1973 ISBN: 0 71100 419 6
* Pictorial history of NA aircraft.

'Travel Air - Wings Over The Prairie' [Order this book from USA]
by Edward Philips & Bob Resley
Published by Flying Books, 1982 ISBN: 0 91113 900 1
* Covers all types produced.

Uzbekistan:
3 manufacturers including KAL.
No source known.

Yugoslavia:
15 manufacturers including Ikarus, Rogojarsky, Soko, UTVA, Zmaj.
No comprehensive source known.



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