By Michael Sharpe
;Attack and Interceptor Jets: three hundred of the World's maximum airplane КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Grange BooksАвтор(ы): Michael SharpeЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 2005Количество страниц: 320ISBN: 1-84013-335-XФормат: pdf Размер: 98,8 mbThe first faltering steps into army jet know-how have been made approximately three-quarters of a century in the past, for the duration of canvas-and-wire airplanes and steam engines; considering the fact that then, the consequences, due to jet pioneers in the course of the global, were not anything below progressive. those three hundred airplane that experience flown from international battle II on, together with a few nonetheless in provider, show off the Messerschmitt Me 262, English electrical Lightning, Lockheed SR-71; North American F-86 Sabre, the final Dynamics F-16 battling Falcon, Saab Draken, Suhkoi Su-27 "Flanker," and McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle. RAPIDили IFOLDER zero
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