U.S. Naval Air Superiority
Development of U.S. Shipborne Jet Fighters 1943-1962
Profiles the turbulent design and development stage of the Navy’s carrier-based jet fighter program. Includes engine cutaways, aircraft comparison diagrams, and details the safety improvements made to aircraft carriers to enable higher-speed and high-gross-weight jet operations.
Dimensions: 254mm x 254mm
Photos/Illus: 100 colour and 50 b&w photographs plus technical drawings