Faded Glory: Airline Colour Schemes of the Past (Paperback)

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Faded Glory: Airline Colour Schemes of the Past (Paperback)

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A dynamic collection of color photographs of commercial airliners from around the world, from 1970 through today. Many of the airliners featured have departed the aviation scene while those remaining have since adopted new color schemes.

Each photograph is accompanied by a descriptive account of the featured airline and its history.
John Morton moved to California from Illinois in 1962 to enroll in Carroll Shelby's driving school at Riverside. After completion, with Peter Brock having been his instructor, John asked Shelby for a job on the racing team. He progressed from shop janitor to team driver in 1964, launching a career that spanned over forty years and joining the Shelby team at the most successful period in its history. In the early 1970s, John drove for Brock's BRE Datsun team, winning two National Championships and two 2.5 Trans-Am Championships. Career highlights include nine drives with two class wins at Le Mans and two GTP victories at Riverside, including the last sports car race at the facility in 1987 in a Group 44 Jaguar. Morton resides in El Segundo, CA.
Product Details ISBN: 9781853100888
ISBN-10: 1853100889
Publisher: The Crowood Press UK
Publication Date: August 15th, 1997
Pages: 134
Language: English