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British Experimental Jet Aircraft

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Product description

" Traces the development of British jet aircraft, from the E28/39 to the British Aerospace EAP in 1986, through an in-depth examination of experimental or prototype jets of the period.Covers the 41 experimentals which were built but failed to reach production, of which reached an advanced stage of construction.Produced in secrecy, with stringent funding, often utilising components borrowed from other types, these were the machines that opened new frontiers in flight research.Each in its own way reached into hitherto unknown realms of risk, often with tragic results, and they were to lead ultimately to the better-known Hunters,Scimatars,Victors,Vulcans,Lightning, and Concorde.

Book has blue boards with white lettering to the spine.In very good condition with clean pages throughout and securely bound.Dust jacket also in very good condition .Printed in 1900

Item details

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Barrie Hygate
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
30.5 x 21.7 x 2 cm
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1854860100
ISBN-13:
9781854860101
Number of pages:
272
Publisher:
Argus

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" Traces the development of British jet aircraft, from the E28/39 to the British Aerospace EAP in 1986, through an in-depth examination of experimental or prototype jets of the period.Covers the 41 experimentals which were built but failed to reach production, of which reached an advanced stage of construction.Produced in secrecy, with stringent funding, often utilising components borrowed from other types, these were the machines that opened new frontiers in flight research.Each in its own way reached into hitherto unknown realms of risk, often with tragic results, and they were to lead ultimately to the better-known Hunters,Scimatars,Victors,Vulcans,Lightning, and Concorde.

Book has blue boards with white lettering to the spine.In very good condition with clean pages throughout and securely bound.Dust jacket also in very good condition .Printed in 1900

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Barrie Hygate
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
30.5 x 21.7 x 2 cm
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1854860100
ISBN-13:
9781854860101
Number of pages:
272
Publisher:
Argus

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