Editor’s Presentation :
A magnificent tribute to legendary aircraft and their design purity.
A book separated into two parts allowing the meeting of historic racers from the past with racers of the future as seen by today’s designers.
The first part concentrates via sketches, blueprints and illustrations on a selection of mythical aircraft and seaplanes from the world of air racing in the early twentieth century, in particular those that competed for the Schneider Trophy.
In the second part of the book, the authors, who are all car designers, let their imagination run free to create modern interpretations of these racers…
( First edition:2009 / second edition:2012 ).