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Inside Fighter Planes, Oxlade, Chris

Inside Fighter Planes

Author: Oxlade, Chris
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781512471113, Related ISBNs: 1512471119, 23543EB, 9781512432275, 9781512449990, 9781512471113
Classification: Non-Fiction


Follow the powerful story of fighter aircraft—from the earliest six-winged inventions used during World War I right up to modern supersonic stealth fighters. Along the way, explore inside the cockpit of a Supermarine Spitfire, the engine of the jet-powered Messerschmitt Me 262, and the inner workings of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning. From dogfight tricks to ejector seats, learn how fighter plane technology and strategy have developed throughout military history, and see life through the eyes of a fighter pilot.

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