Jane's US Military Aircraft Recognition Guide focuses exclusively on the world's most prolific military aircraft producing nation, the United States.
A complimentary volume to Jane's Aircraft Recognition Guide and Jane’s Vintage Aircraft Recognition Guide.
Featuring over 500 entries, and covering aircraft from 1909 to the present day, each aeroplane will have a 200-word historical and technical specification, accompanied by a colour or black and white photograph.
The book will include Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard types.
There is presently no single volume in print which details American military aircraft types ranging from the Wright Model A of 1909 through to today's Joint Strike Fighter, and containing such iconic aircraft as the Mustang and Flying Fortress.
• Features expanded spreads for the most important aircraft, with extra photographs and information
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" author Tony holmes has done an outstanding job. A 'must have' reference book, a work for consultation and casual browsing alike."
-- hugh constable, military illustrated, June 07
'Author Tony Holmes has done an outstanding job. A must-have
reference book, a work for consultation and casual browsing alike.'
-- Military Illustrated, June 2007
Tony Holmes has written three volumes in the Jane's Recognition series, covering Military Aircraft, Fighters of World War 2 and Vintage Aircraft. An Australian based in England, he has been employed as an aviation author/editor since 1989. He has written 42 books and edited more than 200, almost all relating to aviation.
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Book Description Collins, London, 2007. Soft Cover. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. First Edition. 457 pages, colour and black & white photographs throughout. Over 300 colour photographs. Aircraft from 1909 to modern-day. Helicopters and UAVs. History and technical specifications. Key recognition features. Bookseller Inventory # 337420