By Jim Winchester
Modern army Aircraft is a entire consultant to the world's combating airplane for the reason that global struggle II, from the earliest jet warring parties and easy piston-engined bombers, to modern-day high-tech and stealthy superfighters. airplane featured contain: the F-86 Sabre, which fought its method to convincing victory over Russia's MiG-15 within the world's first jet-versus-jet battles in Korea; the Grumman F-14 Tomcat, the deadliest fleet fighter ever equipped, which has performed a huge half within the conflicts of the overdue twentieth and early twenty first centuries; and Russia's export miracles the Sukhoi Su-27, at present in carrier with air palms internationally in an array of variants.
This e-book includes specific good points on greater than 220 strive against airplane and helicopters from the previous sixty five years. provided alphabetically through producer, each one airplane is roofed intimately, with function containers outlining its improvement, technical necessities, functionality info and versions. certain snap shots permit the reader to match particular beneficial properties like firepower, troop-carrying ability, and bombload with these of different plane of an identical type.
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