The Story of Aviation in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Watts, David.

Book ID: 13589

ISBN:      9780946219216


4to. 247 pp., [5], profusely illustrated in colour plates, several on double page, gilt cloth in illustrated d/w, illustrated endpapers, small tear to top corner of back jacket, otherwise copy in mint condition, Bahrain Aerospace in association with Key Books, Manama/Stamford, first edition, 2010.


This superbly illustrated book celebrates the long and rich history of Bahrain’s involvement with Aviation. Drawing on a wide range of Bahraini sources and UK archives, aviation expert David Watt tells a fascinating story, while the renowned aviation photographer Katsuhiko Tokunaga provides a series With its strategic location between West and East, the islands of this Gulf kingdom became a natural staging post when long-distance air sources began to be opened up in the 1920s.

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