Fighter Aircraft Performance of WW2

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Lulu.com, Sep 28, 2016 - History - 260 pages
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A scientific examination of the fighter aircraft of the Second World War. All aspects of performance and aircraft details are reviewed in detail. Various designs are compared to each other in theoretical single combat to emphasise each respective machine's strengths and weaknesses. Historical context is provided for each theatre of operation, and by date and campaign. A full-page data card is provided for each aircraft giving many detail specifications for the type.
 

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Contents

The Basics of Military Aircraft Design and Parameters
4
Aircraft Testing Acceptance and Industry
10
Aircraft Structures
22
Comparative Combat Performance
28
The Western Front and the Bomber Offensive
35
LendLease
45
Other Theatres and Fronts
54
France
60
Italy
124
Japan
135
Netherlands
160
Sweden
167
United States 211
244
Aircraft Nomenclature
251
Hypothetical Combat MatchUps
258
Copyright

Great Britain
93

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