The English Electric Lightning

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The early 1950s were a boom time for British aviation. The lessons of six years of war had been learned and much of the research into jet engines, radar and aerodynamics had begun to reach fruition. In Britain, jet engine technology led the world, while wartime developments into swept wing design in Germany and their transonic research programme were used to give western design teams a quantum leap in aircraft technology. The English Electric Lightning emerged at this time. This supersonic fighter aircraft of the Cold War ...

English Electric Lightning 2005, Crowood Press (UK), Ramsbury

ISBN-13: 9781861267375

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The English Electric Lightning 1999, Tempus, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780752417066

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English Electric Lightning 1998, Crowood Press (UK)

ISBN-13: 9781861260994

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