Attack Fighters

Attack Fighters

by Ian Graham


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Attack Fighters by Ian Graham

What makes a stealth fighter so hard for enemies to find? Why do an F/A-18 Hornet's wings fold up? How does the Harrier jet take off without a runway? Have you ever wanted to fly a fast jet? Read Attack Fighters and learn how the fastest, toughest attack fighters are designed, built, and flown. Look at fighters such as the U.S. Air Force's F-16 and the fascinating F-117 Nighthawk stealth fighter. Find out in the Closer Look section why the F-22 Raptor is the most agile fighter of all. Check out the U.S. Navy's F/A-18, the European Eurofighter, and the Russian Su-27. Put on your G-suit and get ready for takeoff!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403433565
Publisher: Heinemann/Raintree
Publication date: 06/28/2003
Series: Designed for Success Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.38(w) x 5.14(h) x 0.12(d)
Age Range: 9 - 11 Years

About the Author

Ian Graham is an experienced author of illustrated nonfiction books on a wide range of topics, including aviation and spaceflight. In 25 years, he has written more than 200 books and numerous magazine articles.

Table of Contents

Attack Fighters4
Designing Fighters6
Stealth Attack8
Closer Look: Lockheed F-22 Raptor10
Engine Power16
Navy Fighters18
Jump Jets20
Safety First24
Fast and Furious26
Data Files28
Further Reading29

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