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Early US Jet Fighters - a book by Buttler, Tony

Early US Jet Fighters

Proposals, Projects and Prototypes

Early US Jet Fighters( )
Author: Buttler, Tony
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...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Transportation / Aviation / General
Technology & Engineering / Aeronautics & Astronautics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.6 x 12 x 0.875 Inches
Book Weight:2.625 Pounds

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