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Military Jet Aircraft: 1945 to the Present Day

Military Jet Aircraft: 1945 to the Present Day

by Robert Jackson

Hardcover

$29.95
Available for Pre-Order. This item will be available on November 5, 2019

Overview


Accessible and comprehensive, Military Jet Aircraft will appeal to anyone interested in modern military aviation.
 
From the Avro Vulcan and Boeing B-52 Stratofortress to the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II and Northrop B-2A Spirit, this thorough guide looks at more than 50 of the most important jet-engined aircraft developed between 1945 and today. They include dedicated interceptors, bombers, and reconnaissance platforms, as well as modern multirole warplanes such as the F-22, F-35, and Sukhoi Su-27. Organized by country, the book introduces each aircraft with large-format artwork in color, showing it 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. Along with action photographs, a comprehensive specifications panel gives information on dimensions, power plant, performance, and armament.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781782748823
Publisher: Amber Books
Publication date: 11/05/2019
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 630,203
Product dimensions: 7.31(w) x 9.62(h) x (d)

About the Author


Robert Jackson is a former pilot and navigational instructor. Now a full-time writer in military, naval, and aviation affairs, he has more than 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.