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Military Jet Aircraft

1945 to the Present Day

By Robert Jackson (Author)


Pub Date 7/2/2024

ISBN 9781838863647

Format Hardcover



Military Jet Aircraft

1945 to the Present Day

by Robert Jackson
Military Jet Aircraft provides a detailed look at more than 50 of the most important jet-engine 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 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21. Accessible and comprehensive, Military Jet Aircraft will appeal to anyone interested in discovering more about modern military aviation.

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: The Combat History, TheB-17 Flying Fortress, The Encyclopedia of Military Aircraft, and Warplanes of World War II. He lives in Darlington, County Durham, UK.

Title Details

Pages 224 pages, color photos & illus.

Trim 8 x 10.5 x 0 Inches

Territories US/Can/Mexico/South & Central America

Category Reference