Early US Jet Fighters
Proposals, Projects and Prototypes
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Hikoki Publications|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $49.95|
| Book Description: |
In the aftermath of World War II the development of military fighter aircraft in the USA continued apace to take advantage of a new form of propulsion-- the jet engine. With incredibly swift progress, post-war fighter design embraced supersonic types and the early development of the American jet fighter reached its maturity.
Design competitions were held which led to the F-87 to F-93 series of fighters and, not to be outdone, the US Navy ran competitions for carrier-based jets which...