This vintage book contains a fascinating history of aviation, being a detailed exploration of its development and utility in peace and in war. This fantastic volume contains a wealth of information on the evolution of flying, and it is highly recommended for those with an interest in the subject. "Aviation In Peace And War" is not to be missed by collectors of vintage aviation literature and would make for a fantastic addition to any bookshelf. Contents include: "Early Thoughts on Flight", "The Invention of the Balloon", "First Experiments in Gliders and Aeroplanes", "The Wright Brothers and their Successors in Europe", "The First Airships", "The Beginnings of Aviation in England", "War", "General Remarks on War Development", "Co-operation with the Army: Reconnaissance", "Co-operation with the Navy: Coast Defence, Patrol and Convoy Work", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction. This book was first published in 1922.