Modern Military Aircraft Aviation Fact File

Modern Military Aircraft Aviation Fact File

by Jim Winchester (Editor)



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Modern Military Aircraft Aviation Fact File by Jim Winchester

The information-packed pages of Modern Military Aircraft cover a broad range of aircraft, from high-tech superfighters such as the Lockheed Martin F-16, Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk, and McDonnell Douglas F/ A-18 Hornet, to the aircraft they were originally designed to counter: Russian types such as the MiG-29 "Fulcrum," Su-27 "Flanker," and Tupolev Tu-22M "Backfire." The book also includes current U.K. and European fighter aircraft such as the Panavia Tornado, SEPECAT Jaguar, and Eurofighter Typhoon, as well as less well-known aircraft from around the world. Each aircraft is covered in detail, with feature boxes outlining its development, technical specifications, performance data, and variants. Unique graphics allow you to compare specific features like firepower, troop-carrying capacity, and bombload to those of other aircraft of the same type. With a wealth of essential information on every page, Modern Military Aircraft is a must have for aircraft lovers of all ages.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780785830337
Publisher: Book Sales, Inc.
Publication date: 03/20/2014
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 11.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Jim Winchester is a freelance writerwith many years of experience who has written widely on various aspects of aviation. He is the author of several books including Fighters of the 20th Century, Classic Airliners: Lockheed Constellation and Combat Legends: A-4 Skyhawk, and has contributed to the World Air Power Journal and Flight International's World Aircraft and Systems Directory. He lives in west London.

Table of Contents

Aermacchi to British Aerospace8
CASA to Hawker Siddeley60
Ilyushin to McDonnell Douglas/BAe112
Mikoyan-Gurevich to PZL166
Rockwell to Slingsby204
Sukhoi to Yakovlev230

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