Very good in fair dust jacket. Used copy, some shelf wear, DJ has 1" x 1/2" piece missing from front edge, DJ edge rubbing/scuffing. 178 p. illus. 26 cm. Macdonald aircraft monographs. Includes Illustrations.
Very Good in Good jacket. 4to-over 9"-12" Tall. Slightly musty. Toning to endpapers. Prior owner's name and date inked on front flyleaf. 178pp. Photos in b&w throughout. Jacket is rubbed, with several edge tears; offered now in a new mylar cover.
Good with no dust jacket. 1299483399. Macdonald Aircraft Monographs. 178 pages, well illustrated, 3-views, cloth, ex-library with usual library markings, new cloth backstrip, some shelf wear, text is very good.; Ex-Library.
Another volume from the excellent McDonald Monograph series, this book tells the story of the conception and development of Britain's first jet fighter in intimate and fascinating detail, including the origins and realization of the proof-of-concept E28/29 "Whittle" test bed aircraft. The Meteor story has been sadly neglected by in print, and this 40+ year old volume still fills an important gap in one's aviation history library.
Apr 20, 2007
Solid Meteor reading
Good coverage of early development and production. Nice part displaying production orders.
What I missed was more details regarding perfomance and armamament.
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