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Russian 'Cold War' VG Wing Design Testing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
As soon as the Soviet's were aware of the US GD F-111 VG Aardvark fighter-bomber the Mikoyan OKB was requested to design a counter that evolved as the MiG-23. But the new MiG with VG wings claimed many VVS NII test pilots lives before it could be cleared for front-line operations. This is the story of the Soviets first VG design and its test and development at the Moscow VVS NII FTI.
How did Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gargarin Die
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This ebook reveals the truth of the Soviets first cosmonaut's death the facts obtained from the former USSR and his commanding officer VVS NII Flight Test Institute CO General Stepan Mikoyan.
The Su-15 and Yak-28 Interceptors and Tu-95KM
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
As the Iron Curtain began to fall in Europe the Soviet Union decided it urgently needed new interceptoors to deal with the threat from the West and its post-war nuclear bombers and high altitude spyplanes and at the samw time it began development of its massive Tu-95 'Bear; turboprop bombers. This ebook deta8ils their development and testing.
Hitler's PanzerWagons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
During WW II Hitler's Panzer Divisions were supplied with a superb range of tanks and armore vehicles, most far superior to those of the allies. this ebook gives a breif overview of the main designs.
Milestones in Aviation 1911-1961
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This ebook relates some of the important milestones in aviation since the airplane was first used to go to war in 1911 during the Italo-Turkish Conflict when the first bombs were throw over the side of the biplanes open cockpit. Post-WW II saw the the space sciences come to the fore and by 1961 the USA had been asked to provide some tangible support to South Vietnam opening the Vietnam Conflict.
Spanish Matadors in the Thai Navy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
It is not commonly known that the first country to operate the AV-8 Harrier I at sea was Spain in the form of the AV-8S Matador the early Harrier along with two dual-seat trainers were used for many years by the Spanish Navy that suffered four loses. With the introduction of the AV-8B Harrier II the Matadors were sold to Thailand who received full support but lack of finance led to lack of use.
RAF Harriers at Sea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Falklands War in the South Pacific was the first time that RAF Harrier I GR.3 variant deployed aboard a RN carrier for operations with the FAA providing the task force with a close support ground-attack capability freeing the FAA Sea Harriers FRS 1 for air-defence. During the rest of the decade the RAF did not take part in any carrier-borne 'ops' until Harrier II GR.7 entered service...
German Heeresflieger Army Aviation
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
During WW II German High Command decreed that neither the Army or Navy should operate aircraft of any type fixed or rotary-winged. But with the establishment of the 'new' Luftwaffe post-war it was decided that both the Army (Heeresflieger) and the Navy (Marineflieger) should have their own air arms to meet their specific needs with their types as suited to their specific requirements.
USN Super Hornet Strike Fighter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet in 2011 is well established with the US Navy Atlantic and Pacific Fleets as their premier air combat asset having superseded the F-14 Tomcat or Bombcat as the F-14D was known. The Tomcat had replaced the A-4, the A-7 Corsair II and the A-6 Prowler before it. For a while the Tomcat and the early Hornet shared the strike fighter mission now it's the F/A-18E/F alone
US Naval Aviation in the new millennium
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Since the Cold War ended and draw-back and draw-down the USN and Marine corps has drastically re-structured its battle order and equipment several times. In the first decade of the new millennium the F-14 Tomcat has been retired early to save operating costs the Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet equips the VFA units while the VFMA at the end of the decade fly the f/A-18 Hornet and V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor.
Europe's 'Super Jumbo' the A380
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
When the Airbus A380 Super Jumbo powered down the runway at Toulouse on its maiden flight in 2005 Airbus had finally made it and set itself on a par with Boeing as the world's other airliner manufacturer for the new millennium. Boeing had reigned supreme for more than three decades with its smaller 747 Jumbo jet. Production and assembly of the A380 is unique, this is the full story including RoRo
Lockheed's Electra 'Last Plane out of Berlin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Lockheed Electra was one of the three US pre-war transports. As well as the United States around 20 ended up in the Antipodes and this book tells the story of the Australian Electras initial airline service then US Military use in this theatre. One in particular VH-UZO ended up in the UK and was used by Sidney Cotton for clandestine photo-recce over Berlin the last to leave when WW II began.
Air Power at Sea - The Aircraft Carrier
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book examines the value of the aircraft carrier to military operations world-wide The United States pioneering the carriage of heavier-than-air machines on sea-going vessels although it was the UK that commissioned the first custom-built aircraft carrier. The aircraft carrier proved invaluable in WW II especially the fast American escort carriers. Most carrier innovations came from the UK.
Air Sea Rescue - Origins
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The origins of Air Sea Rescue began in the UK in WW I using flying-boats operating out of RNAS coastal stations. In WW II the RAF Air Sea Rescue service as well as fixed-wing aircraft such as the Westland Lysander, Supermarine Spitfire and the purpose-built AW ASR Warwick that carried an air dropped lifeboat and RAF ASR launches were also used all these formed the basis of today's ASR CSAR
Ba 'Natter' Hitler's Secret Weapon
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Bachems BA 349 Natter (Viper) although not successful with only 50 built was one of Hitler's 'Super Weapons' that would save the Third Reich from defeat albeit it had a tortuous development and little interest was shown by the RLM Bachem approached SS Gen Himmler who supported the project at first but then grew tired of it. Bachem continued and gained Hitler's support to attack Allied bombers
Saab's Combat Aircraft Projekts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Post WW II Saab's J29 was soon needing replacement and the air force and the Swedish government agreed on developing an indigenous design which gave rise to a number of interesting airplanes and Projekts. Speeds up to Mach 1.4 were achieved with new double-delta wings when no supersonic aircraft existed anywhere in the world. Initial research ended in 1958 though the designs led to the JAS 39
Royal Signals & RAdar Establishment Malvern
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The RSRE was formed after Watson Watt discovered radar and set a 'Chain Home' of ground radar stations along the East coast of England so that the RAF could detect and plot the course of incoming Luftwaffe raiders. The RSRE went on to assist in the development of all new airborne radars and other avionics working in close collaboration with industry to develop and produce the latest equipment.
The Royal Aerospace Establishment RAE - A History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
In the inter-war period airplanes went to RAF (RAE) Martleshsm Heath near Ipswich. At the same two RAF Squadrons at Martlesham were allocated to the testing and evaluation of new weapons as well as airplanes. Later the RAE was moved to RAE Farnborough were the Royal Aircraft Factory were building their Be, Fe Se designs then dedicated to testing only RAE moved to Boscombe Down as RAE, DRA QuinteQ
The Empire Test Pilots' School Boscombe Down
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The ETPS was formed at Boscombe Down during WW II in 1943 with terms of reference to provide suitably trained test pilots for test flying prototype and new designs to evaluate them before they entered front-line service and produce 'Pilots Notes' and to draw attention to any limitations that need to be observed. A dual-seat Hawker Hunter T7 jet was used for spin recovery training. Now JAS 39 used
Dan Air HS 748 UK Oil Industry Shuttle
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Dan Air evolved as a low-cost charter airline operating out of Hurn Airport near Bournemouth in the South of England and was doing very nicely moving hundreds of passengers. Then in October 1974 Conoco Oil contacted them to ask if they would be interested in working with them in Scotland at Sumburgh and Aberdeen using their HS 748 to fly rig workers to the Wessex helicopter pick-up and set-downs
Kawanishi H8K2 JNAF flying-boat
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Kawanishi H8K2 Type 2 flying boat of the JNAF is generally recognized as the best flying-boat of the WW II era far superior to any western type be it British or American. A large aircraft it planning hull design is of particular note with its two wave-damper strakes under the forward hull to correct for instability on its waterborne take-off run. The type embodied in the JMSDF SAR US-1 of today
Croydon Britians first London Airport
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 950. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Croydon Surrey in the UK not far from Central London bears the distinction of being Britain's first international hub for airliners. In the the late 1930s Erhard Milch and Enrst Udet of the German Air Ministry (RLM) landed at Croydon in their VIP Heinkel's and just before WW II started in 1939, Maj Alexander Seversky arrived at Croydon in his 2PA Convoy Fighter on a European demo and crashed it!
RAF Top Secret Recce over Russia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
In the early 1950s as the Iron Curtain came down SAC Gen Lemay needed information as to the whereabouts of the USSR's ICBM sites that he knew were targeting America and the UK. He contacted Sir Winston Churchill about the situation (no reconnaissance satellite or U-2 or Blackbirds at this time) to seek permission for the RAF using North American B-45 in RAF markings to fly the recce over Russia
Jet Fighters -- A History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Since WW II and the German Me 262 the aircraft manufacturers particularly in the US, UK, France and Sweden have continued their post-WW 1st generation designs into 'super fighters' we now have today with a myriad of designs of fighters, fighter-bombers and multi-role types without doubt the best currently in front-line service with the best yet to come the LM F-35 Lightning and the new era of UCAV
German Border Guard Aviation
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
the German Federal Border Police BGS comprises a uniformed police force reporting to the Ministry of the Interior.The BGS monitors Germany's borders with non-European countries and German coastal waters. Its officers and helicopter patrol airports, railway lines and ports of entry and exit and aupport other German police agencies when necessary. It is an all rotary-winged force.
Operation 'Opera' and Iraq's Osirak Reactor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
When Israel realized it was in danger of attack from Iraq once its nuclear reactor was commissioned it was decided that the IDF/AF should train to bomb the facility that was still under construction. When Operation Opera' was launched the IDF/AF premier strike plane was the F-4 Phantom II but it was 8 GD F-16s each with 2 2,000lb bombs escorted by F-15A Eagles that did the job with 100% success.
Modern Air Interception Radars
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
As a former RAF radar 'bod' that started life on equipment with thermionic valves graduating trough the transistor integrated circuit microprocessor AI 24 Foxhunter radar as well as GPS and FMS I thought a nice little ebook for the 'old stalwarts' who like myself are currently crazing (were all living longer)with a brief overview to modern day fighter interceptor radars and the planes their equip
Germany's first Biplane Fighter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Halberstadt biplane fighters D II to D V are not among the best-known of the WW I airplanes used by the Germans on the Western Front. Total production of these early German biplane fighters only just esceeded 250. Entering service in 1916 within a year these at the time revolutionary German biplanes had been relegated to training duties but in 1917 it was the biplane that usurped the monoplane
NA F-51 Mustangs in the Korea War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Korean War, 1950-53 is mainly remembered as the first major conflict in which jet fighters of the major powers East and West met in air-to-air combat. But the nature of the air war over Korea dictated that a variety of piston-engined veterans were re-called among them the NA F-51 Mustang (upgraded P-51 of WW II). The Mustang in Korea serving with the USAF, SAAF and RAAF also in the recce role.
Basler T-67 Turbo Daks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
For many who might be unaware the ubiquitous Douglas C-47 Dakota still remained in many air arms transport service several decades after they first entered operational service in WW II. A number were up-dated to fly with turbo-prop engines especially in Latin America for those air forces involved in anti-drug running operations. This short update deals primarily with those Turbo Daks in the SAAF
WW II Lippisch Legacy - delta-wing designs
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Prof Alexander Lippisch began his research into delta-wing designs during WW II his wartime tail-less swept-wing Me-163 rocket fighter probably the most well-known. Its 600mph top speed was truly sensational for its day, but in service with the Luftwaffe it was a failure, as the lethal explosive rocket fuel blew several Me 163 and their pilots and ground-crews to pieces! He worked on the US B-58
Canadair to Bombardier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Canadair ormed from Canadian Vickers in 1939 to help with wartime production of Allied designs for the RCAF USAF and RAF. At the wars end Canadair met a demand on the civil market for the C-47 (DC-3) Dakota transport. It subsequently produced a whole series of interesting designs. This is the story of Canadair until the present having been absorbed into Bombardier to produce Regional and Biz jets
RAF Avro Vulcan XM607 Black Buck Raid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
On 3 May 1982 Avro Vulcan B.2BB (Black Buck) XM607 captained by Flt Lt Martin Withers from RAF Waddington having been forward based on Wideawake Island off the west coast of Africa in mid-Atlantic made the longest bombing run in the history of the RAF, supported by no less than 16 HP Victor in-flight refueling tankers to accomplish the mission -- bomb the runway at Port Stanley airfield.
The RAF at Nellis -- Red Flag
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The RAF has been visiting Nellis AFB Nevada 'Home of the Fighter Pilot' to take part in Exercise Red Flag since the late 1970s. For those unaware of Red Flag or any of the Dissimilar Air Combat Exercises this book gives a brief overview of what goes on how the airplanes taking part get there and their equipment the stopovers the air-to-air tanking and the cost! The question was it value for money?
The USAF at Fifty -- Nellis '97
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Having spent a great day at the USAF 50th Anniversary at Nellis AFB with the the lads and met some really interesting aviators old (WW II) and new. Chatted with the former SR.71 Blackbird pilot 'flogging' his book and the RAAF F-111 pllot, watched a great airshow then down the strip this author thought a trip down memory lane might be appropriate. as well as a 'potted history of the USAF since '47
Israeli F-15 'Baz' MiG Killers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The IDF/AF fighting 'Baz'(Falcon) claimed the first F-15A Eagle 'kills' in combat over the Middle East ten years before the USAF first 'kills' with the type. The first 'kills' were by Israeli pilots in combat over Lebanon the IDF/AF units reaching their tenth aerial combat success before the Americans had even started. Without doubt the 'Baz' was/is the IDF/AF and USAF best 20th Century warplane.
Avro Woodford Manchester UK - A History
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Woodford is controlled by Avro International part of BAE Systems. The main runway 07/25 is 2,292m long and 46m wide its second runway 02/20 was relegated to a taxiway many years ago. The aerodromes identity beacon flashes 'WD' and the Avro Woodford site before the demise of the RJ Regional airliner and the cancellation of the MRA 4 Nimrod 2000 was its main activity along with Avro leasing.
British Airways -- A History
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The amalgamation of BOAC and BEA to form BA like most large carriers operating world-wide services the airline has had many 'up-and-downs' (sic) along the way there have been many mergers re-organizations many new types to get into service and a few industrial disputes the loss of its major asset Concorde SST and brief sojourn with Go as its low-cost carrier, later sold to Easyjet, now its Iberia!
The Polish AF since 1918 -- AHistory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
5th September 1918 is accepted as the birth of the Polish AF. On that day the first combat flown from the liberated Poland by an aircraft resplendent in Polish national colors and manned by a Polish crew. From this time even though the PAF suffered a crushing defeat by the Luftwaffe due to lack of airplanes it survived the post-WW II communist era (producing Soviet designs) and is now part of NATO
HA-300 Willi Messerschmitt's last fighter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The HA-300 stands as the last combat aircraft for which the famous German engineer had overall design authority. Initially designed for Spain the delta-wing HA-23P glider was built to test the basic concept for the HA-300 When flown to Egypt to continue the project there the HA-300 had become a tailed delta. After Suez, Egypt lost interest in the project and it was sent to Dasa for display
NATO air arms DACT in the new Millennium
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The first NATO DACT was held in 1998 with the planned 1999 Meet cancelled due to Kosovo operations. Resumed in 2000 NAM provides both air and ground-crew of the NATO Alliance to operate with new members in particular in 2000 the Polish AF still with Soviet fast jets. The DACT 2000 mission was flown from RDAF AB Karup, on 7 September between 'Red/Blue contingents from 8 am until 5.30 pm.
Engels air base home to the RFAF Blackjack
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Introduced as a counter to the American Rockwell B-1A the Tu-160 had a long gestation period and even when first delivered to its first operational base in the Ukraine a team of Tuploev engineers were on-hand to assist the VVS ground-crews get the LR Strategic-bomber into the air for a short local training flight. This book looks at its operations at Engels in new millennium with just 16 bombers.
Latin American Su-22 fitters -- A History
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
When Peru was looking to replace its F-86 Sabre and Hawker Hunter fighters to make sure it could fight on equal terms with its neighbor Ecuador it turned to the Soviets for its new combat plane the Sukhoi Su-22 Fitter (later also purchasing the Su-25 Frogfoot ground-attack aircraft). These were the first Soviet jet combat planes to be deployed in the region and 17 out of the 40 remain in 2011.
Rumanian AF Fishbeds to Lancers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book traces the history of the Warpac Soviet-built and supplied delta-winged MiG-21 Fishbeds in Rumanian AF service up to and including their conversion to Lancers. Thirty-six Lancers remain the as the air arms front-line combat type today 2011. The content is in fact a history of the MiG-21 as the Rumanian AF used almost the same models as the Soviet VVS and not just export variants
De Havilland Australia 'Drover' Trimotor.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
De Havilland Australia (DHA) Drover tri-motor was an 3-engined airplane development of the UK Company's Dove. Literally a third 'centre' power-plant at the nose added mainly to increase the capability of the the airplanes used by companies and individuals in the 'outback' or bush the airplane also being referred to as DHA 'Bushman.' UK 'Flight' magazine April 1948 described it as simple and robust
The Cambodian Air Force -- A History
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The original air arm was the Royal Khmer Aviation, becoming Aviation Nationale Khmer in 1954. During the Vietnam War Cambodia 'kept all it balls in the air' the Prince trusting only the French and switching his alliance regularly to other nations such as China, the Soviets the US and back to France. The Khmer Rouge took power in 1975. Today the country is known as Cambodia again without an AF!
US Air Operations in Laos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
During the early stages of the Vietnam War air operations in Laos were a mere rumor but it was not long before pilots in Vietnam and Thailand were becoming aware there was 'another theater', one where there was no higher echelon no rank and few rules. They heard about US pilots flying Cessna O-1 and North American T-28 Trojan out of many places of previously unheard of names on daring missions.
Dornier's Do X 'Giant' flying-boat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The Dornier Do X 'Giant' skimmed along the surface of Lake Constance during its first take-off this historical event occurred at 9.38 am on 12 July 1929. Now all twelve Bristol Jupiter engines were running as the 'boat crossed the lake and after only a 500m take-off run it was 5m above the water Not all subsequent flights were as successful and on one occasion the 'Giant' failed to take-off!?
Air Arms of the 1990s Balkan Wars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
As well as Lithuania (See Smashwords Editions) the air forces of two other Baltic States that had been part of the USSR for 50yrs with Soviet forces and VVS based on their soil had to come to terms with having to provide their own air defence. In the event although full of good intent neither air arm deployed more that a few Mi-2/8 and light-transports. Even the Border Guards were better equipped.
Britain's first swept-wing jet fighters
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Among the many new types shown at the Farnborough SBAC Displays (see Smashwords Editions) throughout the late 1940s and early 1950s were Britain's first two swept-wing jet fighter type aircraft. Both were swept-wing derivatives of two of the RN first generation jet fighters post-WW II. The Supermarine 510 and Hawker P.1052 were the first of a series of airplanes that led to the Hunter and Swift.
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