A Handbook of Fighter Aircraft: Featuring Photographs from the Imperial War Museum

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Hermes House, Jan 1, 2003 - Fighter planes - 256 pages
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A Handbook of Fighter Aircraft An illustrated A-Z catalog of over 170 aircraft, including early planes used in World War I, fighters from the inter-war years and World War II, and the highly powerful supersonic jet aircraft of today A guide to the different type of weapons used in air combat: machine-guns, cannons, rockets, and missiles Specification boxes for each aircraft provide at-a-glance information about the planes' country of origin, first flight, power, armament, size, weights, and performance Features color and black and white photographs from the Imperial War Museum Photograph Archive, many never previously published Includes facts and anecdotes about battles and fighter aces, and a glossary explaining aviation terms and abbreviations.

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Grumman F14 Tomcat pages 23 Hawker Hurricane 6 lntroduction
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The History of Fighter Aircraft
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Birth of the fighter
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