U.S. Air Force Prototype Jet Fighters Photo Scrapbook

U.S. Air Force Prototype Jet Fighters Photo Scrapbook

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The U.S. Air Force began developing jet fighters as World War II came to a close. The Cold War that soon developed saw a significant increase in fighter production programs as America tried to counter the perceived Soviet threat. World War II's best piston-powered fighters could barely top speeds in excess of 450 mph. But the post-war jets developed by the U.S. Air Force were soon breaking the sound barrier, flying to Mach 3, and Mach-4 capable aircraft were on the drawing board. U.S. Air Force Prototype Jet Fighters details the evolution of these aircraft, using dozens of never-before-published photographs from government archives.

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  • Publication Date: 2009-04-15
  • Publisher: Specialty Pr Pub & Wholesalers
  • Product Group: Book
  • Manufacturer: Specialty Pr Pub & Wholesalers
  • Binding: Paperback, 108 pages
  • Item Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 909L x 886W x 29H
    • Weight: 85
  • Package Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 890L x 880W x 40H
    • Weight: 75
  • List Price: $22.95
  • ISBN: 1580071376
  • ASIN: 1580071376

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