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Fighter aircraft : featuring photographs from the War Memorial Museum / Francis Crosby.

By: Crosby, Francis.
Contributor(s): Imperial War Museum (Great Britain).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Anness Publishing Ltd, 2003 (2002)Description: 29 cm, 256 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 184309990X.Subject(s): Military aircraft | Fighter planes | Fighter planes -- History
Contents:
History of fighter aircraft: Birth of the fighter -- First aces -- Fighter aircraft technology up to 1945 -- Fighter armament; 1914-15 -- Pilot equipment up to 1945 -- Blitzkrieg fighters -- The Battle of Britain -- Nightfighters -- Fleet fighters: the rise of naval air power -- Higher and faster -- Korea: the first jet v. jet war -- Fighter aircraft technology: 1945 to the present day -- Fighter armament: 1945 to the present day -- Fighters at war: 1950s-70s -- Fighters at war: 1980s-90s -- Inflight refueling -- Pilot equipment in the 21st century -- A-Z of World War fighter aircraft, 1914-45 -- A-Z of modern fighter aircraft, 1945 to the present day.
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Includes index.

History of fighter aircraft: Birth of the fighter -- First aces -- Fighter aircraft technology up to 1945 -- Fighter armament; 1914-15 -- Pilot equipment up to 1945 -- Blitzkrieg fighters -- The Battle of Britain -- Nightfighters -- Fleet fighters: the rise of naval air power -- Higher and faster -- Korea: the first jet v. jet war -- Fighter aircraft technology: 1945 to the present day -- Fighter armament: 1945 to the present day -- Fighters at war: 1950s-70s -- Fighters at war: 1980s-90s -- Inflight refueling -- Pilot equipment in the 21st century -- A-Z of World War fighter aircraft, 1914-45 -- A-Z of modern fighter aircraft, 1945 to the present day.

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