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The Harrier Story.

Author: Peter R March
Publisher: New York : The History Press, 2012.
Series: Story.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The 'Jump-jet' was the world's first vertical/short take-off and landing operational jet aircraft (VSTOL). Developed using the revolutionary Pegasus engine, the Harrier has served the RAF and US Marine Corps for well over 30 years. Here, vividly told, is the fascinating story from tentative hovering by the Hawker P1127 in 1960 to today's frontline Harrier GR9 and AV-8B warplanes. A naval version, the Sea Harrier,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
March, Peter R.
Harrier Story.
New York : The History Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter R March
ISBN: 9780752485065 0752485067
OCLC Number: 867317326
Description: 1 online resource (95 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Early V/STOL; Vertical Challenge; 'Jump-Jet' Reality; First Harriers; V/STOL in Service; Two-seaters; Air Race; Overseas Buyers; Going to Sea; Falklands Combat; New Generation; RAF's Harrier II; Improved Sea Harriers; Joint Force Harrier; Appendix I Specifications; Appendix II Production; Appendix III Milestones.
Series Title: Story.

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