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UK Plane-makers -- A History Book 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Book 2 in the series includes the EE Company that produced the UK's first jet bomber, first supersonic fighter plus Folland and its diminutive Gnat that served with the IAF as the 'Ajeet' fighter and Gloster who built the UK's first combat jets and first all-weather fighter and HP at Radlett with its WW I 'O' series bombers, the Victor and the UK's first turbo-prop regional popular in the US
Giant Slayer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Short Story Recommended Ages: 17+ Even small tribal villages built on idealistic mountain slopes have problems. Crops wither, cows run off, the sheep are stupid, well, you know. For the tribe of Anic, more or less happily settled between the Great Forest and the Blooded Mountains, these every day problems are compounded by their chieftain's heir being mentally deficient.
Jet Fighters - A History
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: American English. Published: December 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Today's modern jet fighters such as the delta-winged Sukhoi Su-27 Mikoyan MiG-29 Fulcrum, Rafale, Raptor, Eurofighter Typnoon owe their heritage to the German and British technological advancements during WW II and subsequently post-war via the second, third fourth and fitfh generation machines, This is the history and evolution of the jet fighter
Britain's FAWs
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: American English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
At the end of WW II RAF Fighter Command was well situated with radar-equipped DH Mosquito Mk.30 night-fighters but within a few years its inventory of aircraft had reduced from 600 or more to just 60 with interim AW Night Fighter Meteors and it was not until the Gloster Javelin FAW 7 that Fighter Command had a creditable FAW. The last of the indigenous FAW the missile-equipped Mk.9.