International Warbirds

International Warbirds

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In depth descriptions and photographs of the aircraft of 21 nations presented with a unique human dimension that goes behind the machines to the people involved. * Over 300 entries ranging from the Bristol Bulldog to the Westland Lysander * A photograph of each aircraft as well as detailed statistics including dimensions, weight, and service dates * Two extensive bibliographiesa€”on national aviation history and on individual aircraft * Three appendixesa€”Aircraft by Mission; Museums; and Journals and Magazineslively little Gnats would have made excellent low-cost fighters, but the Royal Air Force preferred them as trainers instead. For many years they thrilled thousands as part of the Red Arrows precision acrobatic team. The rising costs inherent toanbsp;...

Title:International Warbirds
Author:John C. Fredriksen
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2001-01-01


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