An illustrated history of the world's greatest military aircraft, from the pioneering days of the air fighting in World War I through to the jet fighters and stealth bombers of the present day.
Illustrated A-Z directories of over 300 fighters and bombers, from the pioneering days of air fighting in World War I through to the powerful, high-speed jet aircraft of the present day.
This book describes all the truly classic aircraft, such as the Spitfire, Messerschmidt Bf109, Heinkel He111, F-14 Tomcat, MiGs, B-52 Stratofortress and B-2 Spirit stealth bomber.
Features guides to the history of fighters and bombers, their technology and role in major conflicts around the world, including the first fighter aces, early bombing raids, Blitzkrieg, the Battle of Britain, the Dambusters, the Cold War, the Falklands and the Gulf Wars.
Includes a glossary explaining key aviation terms and abbreviations.
Authors: Francis Crosby