BAE/McDonnell Douglas Harrier
BAE-McDonnell Douglas HarrierEvensWith over 3 years of development as well as action in the Falklands and the Gulf War, the worlds first jump jet warplane has earned an outstanding reputation as a highly successful and effective weapon. Here Andy Evens chronicles the design and development of the Harrier, from the first semi-experimental models through to the aircraft of today. Evens profiles the Harriers use by the RAF, US MarineCorps, and the Royal Navy as well as by Spain, India, Italy and Thailand. Hdbd., 8 1/2x 11, 2 pgs., 2 bandw ill., 8 color pgs.
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