The US-designed and built McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet carrier-borne, multi-role fighter is one of the most
important Fourth Generation fighters in the world. Its twin-engine, twin-tails (canted outwards) and leading edge
root extensions make it one of the most recognisable fighters in operation. The latest version is the ......
The first comprehensive study in English of the remarkable Tupolev Tu-128 Fiddler, the largest jet fighter ever flown.
First Lieutenant Wolfgang Wollenweber’s WWII odyssey, from combat operations in the Me110 over Russia with the ‘Arctic Sea Hunters’, to pitting the extraordinary HE162 jet fighter against Allied fighters over Germany, and flying possibly the final Luftwaffe mission of WWII, may be the last great ‘untold’ story from a WWII Luftwaffe pilot.
RAF Fighter Command was established in July 1936 to provide the airborne element in
the defence of Britain against air attack. The aerodromes under the Command described in
this book came under the control of several Groups: No. 9 in the west, No. 10 covering the
south-west, No. 11 in the south-east, No. 12 on ......
During more than two decades of uninterrupted flying Eric Winkle Brown enjoyed the most extraordinary career of any test pilot and no pilot has a logbook that lists a greater variety of aircraft types flown. The first naval officer to head the elite Aerodynamics Flight at the world renowned Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough, Winkle ......