Lockheed Starfighter

From 1952 to 2000

Gerard Paloque

It was in the heat of aerial combat during the Korean War that the Starfighter gained its experience. The US Air Force needed a fighter with superior abilities and the military's order for this aircraft permitted Lockheed to launch plans for an interceptor jet.
Publication date:
January 2012
Publisher :
Histoire et Collections
Language:
English
Illustration :
over 300 photographs
Format Available     Quantity Price
Paperback
ISBN : 9782352502296

Dimensions : 240 x 200 mm

Out of stock

£14.99

Overview
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• The entire history of the fastest fighter jet of the Cold War in NATO service

It was in the heat of aerial combat during the Korean War that the Starfighter gained its experience. The US Air Force needed a fighter with superior abilities and the military's order for this aircraft permitted Lockheed to launch plans for an interceptor jet.

From the mythical interceptor to NASA's aircraft, and the BundesLuftwaffe widow-makers, the entire history of the fastest fighter jet of the Cold War in NATO service is chronicled here, with over 300 photographs and high quality colour illustrations.