ISBN 9781907446191,Inside Out: Jet Fighters

Inside Out: Jet Fighters


Amber Books



Amber Books

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9781907446191

ISBN-10 1907446192

Hard Back

Number of Pages 320 Pages
Language (English)

Ethical issues: scientific & technological develop

Discover some of the most the amazing military aircraft of all time in this exhilarating new title with inside and outside vantage points. This high-flying reference book gives mere mortals a unique chance to climb into the cockpits of classified military aircraft, and launch up into the clouds for recon missions and air-to-air combat. From the earliest models developed during WWI to the sophisticated military aircraft of the 21st century, readers can explore iconic fighter jets like the sub-sonic MiG-17, one of the Soviet Union's most punishing weapons, and the iconic McDonnell-Douglas F-15 Eagle, in flight since 1972. Learn how military aircraft evolved from the light-weight bi-planes of WWI to today's technological wonders equipped with radar and long-range missiles. Large-scale spreads are visually arresting, and feature detailed specifications and fact-boxes, as well as specially commissioned cross-section diagrams revealing the design and construction of featured planes. the book is also filled with archival photographs, detailed artwork, and maps