The World Encyclopedia of Fighters & Bombers: An Illustrated History of The World's Greatest Military Aircraft, From the Pioneering Days of Air Fighting in World War I Through to the Jet Fighters and Stealth Bombers of the Present Day

The World Encyclopedia of Fighters & Bombers: An Illustrated History of The World's Greatest Military Aircraft, From the Pioneering Days of Air Fighting in World War I Through to the Jet Fighters and Stealth Bombers of the Present Day

by Francis Crosby
     
 

This authoritative volume is divided into two main sections covering fighters and bombers. Each traces the development of the aircraft from their first appearance, details their role in major conflicts, and analyses how technological improvements have affected their performance. Special feature topics include nightfighters, bombers of the Spanish Civil War,

Overview

This authoritative volume is divided into two main sections covering fighters and bombers. Each traces the development of the aircraft from their first appearance, details their role in major conflicts, and analyses how technological improvements have affected their performance. Special feature topics include nightfighters, bombers of the Spanish Civil War, inflight refuelling, the Gulf Wars and fighter pilot equipment in the 21st century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844769179
Publisher:
Southwater
Publication date:
06/16/2010
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
525,474
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.40(d)

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