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US Experimental & Prototype Aircraft Projects: Fighters 1939-1945  9781580071093


US Experimental & Prototype Aircraft Projects: Fighters 1939-1945 (Specialty Press 9781580071093)

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Category:Aviation Books
Subcategory:WW2 US Aircraft
ISBN/Box:9781580071093
Publisher:Specialty Press
Author:Bill Norton
Format:a4
No. Pages:264
Version:hb
Language:English
Availability:only 1 remaining

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Category Aviation Books, Subcategory WW2 US Aircraft, ISBN/Box 9781580071093, Publisher Specialty Press, Author Bill Norton, Format a4, No. Pages 264, Version hb, Language English

America's military aircraft industry was forced to grow at an incredible pace during World War II. At the beginning of the conflict, the nation's air arms were out-matched by betterperforming Axis aircraft. It was the development, often in secret, and subsequent employment of America's fighter aircraft that helped turn the tide of the war.
This book focuses on those American fighter projects of WWII that never reached combat forces, or only in a very limited manner. The book illuminates little known or minimally documented aircraft and projects that significantly advanced fighter design that never went into full-rate production and deployment. The ‘standard’ types are also examined to illustrate the ‘state-of-the-art’ at the time, the American posture and capabilities, goals set by national and military leadership, and general factors affecting the course of development for classes of fighters. Hence, this work follows the overall development of American fighter aircraft, but emphasizes those little-known projects that matured to the point of significant design development such as mockups, wind-tunnel models, and especially those yielding flying prototypes. Also included are ‘dead-end’ variants of service types, those only exported after US evaluation, and aircraft that entered service in only small numbers before being overcome by more advanced models or the end of hostilities.

The book provides photos and drawings of every American fighter of the war and many rare or never-before-published images of little-known types of projects.



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