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Military Jets: Design and Development

Robert Jackson

Military Jet Aircraft provides a detailed look at over fifty of the most important jet-engined aircraft developed between 1945 and the present day. Aircraft profiled include dedicated interceptors, bombers, and reconnaissance platforms, as well as modern multirole warplanes such as... Read moreRead less

Military Jet Aircraft provides a detailed look at over fifty of the most important jet-engined aircraft developed between 1945 and the present day. Aircraft profiled include dedicated interceptors, bombers, and reconnaissance platforms, as well as modern multirole warplanes such as the F-22, F-35 and Sukhoi Su-27. Each aircraft is introduced with large-format artwork in full color, showing every detail of the aircraft in action wearing authentic markings. Detailed annotations indicate innovative design features and other points of interest. An in-depth description of each aircraft follows, profiling its design and manufacturing development and active deployment history, alongside action photographs and a comprehensive specifications panel giving information on dimensions, power plant, performance, and armament. Aircraft featured include such famous types as the Avro Vulcan, Boeing B-52 Stratofortress, McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II, Northrop B-2A Spirit, and the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21. Accessible and comprehensive, Military Jet Aircraft will appeal to anyone interested in discovering more about modern military aviation.

Format: 297 x 227mm
Extent: 256pp
Word count: 60,000
Illustrations: 80 col & b/w photos, 100 col a/ws
ISBN: 9781782748823

Robert Jackson

Robert Jackson is a former pilot and navigational instructor. Now a full-time writer in military, naval and aviation affairs, he has over 90 books to his name, including Spitfire, B-17 Flying Fortress, The Encyclopedia of Military Aircraft and Warplanes of World War II. He lives in Darlington, County Durham, UK.

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