Biplanes to Jets by peter dancey
Approx. 8,350 words.
Published on September 26, 2010.
Biplanes to Jets traces the history of the military airplane by way of perfomance and capability from the early flimsy biplanes to the somewhat sturdier inter-war machines the powerful WW II monoplanes the post-war jets the high Mach carrier borne interceptors the Vought F-8, MDC F-4 Phantom II and recently retired Grumman F-14 Tomcat.In excess of fifty selected USN and RN FAA types are reviewed.