Fighter Combat in the Jet Age (Jane's Air War, 1)

By: David C. Isby; Editor-Ian Drury

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1st Edition / 1st Printing (HarperCollins, Great Britain - 1997) CLEAN!! No marks. Might as well be new. Appears unread. From private collection, dust cover is in archival mylar. . . . . . TOC: 1.) The Me 262 and the origins of jet fighter operations -- 2.) Contrails over the Yalu: fighter operations in Korea, 1950-53 -- 3.) Early cold war fighter operations -- 4.) Vietnam: from Thud Ridge to Topgun -- 5.) Arab-Israeli conflicts, 1956-82 -- 6.) The rebirth of fighter operations: the last decades of the cold war -- 7.) Sea Harriers and Skyhawks: fighter operations in the Falklands War -- 8.) The Gulf War and post-cold war fighter operations -- 9.) Fighter directory -- INDEX . . . . . . . . . . Fighter Combat in the Jet Age covers the entire history of jet fighters in action, from the end of World War II to the present. Meticulously detailed, it features 300 photos, line drawings and graphs that reveal how jet fighters and their weapons have developed and improved, utterly changing the face of air combat. It also focuses on the key technological developments of the Cold War, such as the fighters built to intercept nuclear bombers and to dominate European skies in a Third World War. With combat examples from Southeast Asia, the Falklands and the Middle East, Fighter Combat in the Jet Age compares and contrasts the fighter aircraft of different nations and manufacturers. Also included are spreads with sidebars and boxes describing fighter tactics, major air battles, experimental weapons and famous pilots. It's enough to thrill aircraft enthusiasts of all ages.

Title: Fighter Combat in the Jet Age (Jane's Air War, 1)

Author Name: David C. Isby; Editor-Ian Drury

Categories: U.S. Air Force,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: HarperCollins: June 1997

ISBN Number: 0004708229

ISBN Number 13: 9780004708225

Size: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible - Like New

Jacket Condition: As New

Seller ID: 70280