Ever since man first took to the air, combat aircraft have been at the forefront of technology, resulting in some of the most spectacular and complex machines ever built. Compare a biplane and a Stealth fighter and see how the technology has advanced. Spanning a century of flight, The World's Greatest Military Aircraft features 52 of the greatest fighters, bombers, interceptors and transport planes, from World War I's Fokker Dr. 1 to the Boeing B-17 Super Fortress to the MiG-17 to the Lockheed C-130 Hercules to the Stealth capabilities of the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor. Each entry includes a brief description of the aircraft's development and history, a colour profile artwork, key features and specifications. Packed with more than 200 artworks and photographs, The World's Greatest Military Aircraft is a colourful guide for the aviation and military enthusiast.