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Title:
Fighters of the 20th century
Author:
Winchester, Jim.
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Publication Information:
Shrewsbury, England : Airlife, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781840373882
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

A guide to the most famous fighter aircraft of the 20th century. It includes examples from around the world in chronological order so that the best of every period can be compared, from triplanes to supersonic interceptors. Specifications give powerplants, dimensions, performance and armament.


Author Notes

Jim Winchester is a freelance writer with many years of experience who has written widely on various aspects of aviation.  He is the author of several books including Fighters of the 20th Century, Classic Airliners: Lockheed Constellation and Combat Legends: A-4 Skyhawk, and has contributed to the World Air Power Journal and Flight International's World Aircraft and Systems Directory.  He lives in west London.