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Military Aircraft of the Cold War: The Aviation Factfile

Jim Winchester

A fact-packed guide to more than 100 of the finest aircraft in service between 1945 and 1980. For a generation of aviation enthusiasts, iconic aircraft such as the Avro Vulcan, B-58 Hustler and F-4 Phantom II hold a certain magic... Read moreRead less

A fact-packed guide to more than 100 of the finest aircraft in service between 1945 and 1980. For a generation of aviation enthusiasts, iconic aircraft such as the Avro Vulcan, B-58 Hustler and F-4 Phantom II hold a certain magic that is unsurpassed by the more efficient, smaller, quieter and more modern types in service today. Providing hours of entertaining reading for both these nostalgic enthusiasts and general readers, each aircraft is covered in detail, with feature boxes outlining its development, technical specifications, performance data, and variants. Unique graphics allow the reader to compare specific features like range, speed and ceiling with contemporary aircraft.

Aviation Factfile series

Format: 213 x 290mm
Extent: 256pp
Word count: 145,000
Illustrations: 2,000 col & b/w photos & a/ws

Jim Winchester

Jim Winchester has many years’ experience writing about aviation. He is the author of several books including Fighter, Classic Airliners: Lockheed Constellation and Flight International’s World Aircraft and Systems Directory.

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