English Electric Lightning / Edition 1

English Electric Lightning / Edition 1

by Martin W. Bowman
     
 

Tasked with intercepting Russian aircraft, jet fighters manufactured by English Electric Lightning were the mainstay of Great Britain's air defense during the Cold War. Renowned for their high speeds and incredible climb rates, Lightning's aircraft were ideal for the operation. Illustrated with more than 170 black-and-white and color photographs, this fine record of… See more details below

Overview

Tasked with intercepting Russian aircraft, jet fighters manufactured by English Electric Lightning were the mainstay of Great Britain's air defense during the Cold War. Renowned for their high speeds and incredible climb rates, Lightning's aircraft were ideal for the operation. Illustrated with more than 170 black-and-white and color photographs, this fine record of the last truly great all-British fighters also features appendices listing squadrons, production figures, and individual aircraft histories.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781861260994
Publisher:
MBI Distribution Services/Quayside Distribution
Publication date:
08/05/1998
Series:
Crowood Aviation Series
Pages:
188
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 11.24(h) x 0.76(d)

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