Lockheed P-80/F-80 - Shooting Star: A Photo Chronicle: A Photo Chronicle

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The Lockheed P-80/F-80 Shooting Star was the first American operational jet fighter. David McLarens new book chronicles the development and early trials of the aircraft during Lockheeds groundbreaking attempts to create a viable jet fighter, in a period when jet propulsion was still an innovative unknown. This period also saw engineers and test pilots like Kelly Johnson and Tony LeVier facing many challenges, incidents and accidents as they attempted to create a new fighter from yet untested aerodynamic theories, and ...

Lockheed P-80/F-80 - Shooting Star: A Photo Chronicle: A Photo Chronicle 1997, Schiffer Publishing, Atglen

ISBN-13: 9780887409073

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