The Airports of Prague 1918 - 1946, Volume One
by Lubomír Dudácek
A book written by a professional, one of the managers responsible for construction of the new Prague -Ruzyně airport. For the first time a book is describing the history of developing and building two famous airports, important both for the Czechoslovak (Czech) capital and for the Europe. On 200 pages you can find over 400 rare photos of old projects, photos of buildings, hangars and of course...aeroplanes, mainly of Czech manufacturers. Naturaly, DC-2’s can not be missing. Development of Aeronautical law is included in special paragraph.
Special paragraph is dedicated to Luftwaffe on the Ruzyně airport and to the Liberation in May 1945, including such rare photos like Jak-9 and -3s on the Ruzyně runway.
That is the first of two books/volumes.
The second one covers the period in which new Ruzyně Airport was built, including today’s newest buildings. Over 400 photos.
Hardcover, 200 pages, 285x215, bi-lingual (with full English translation); Quality glossy paper