Britain's Cold War Bombers

Tim McLelland

From the iconic Vulcan to the latest generation of Typhoon aircraft, this fascinating and highly illustrated book tells how each design was created and translated into operational aircraft.
Date Published :
March 2015
Publisher :
Fonthill Media
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Binding. : Paperback
ISBN : 9781781555347
Pages : 368
Dimensions : 9.75 X 6.75 inches
Stock Status : In stock


Britain's Cold War Bombers explores the creation and development of the jet bomber, tracing the emergence of the first jet designs to the first-generation jets that entered service with the RAF and Fleet Air Arm, through to the latest generation of Typhoon aircraft. From Valiant, to Vulcan, Canberra, Sperrin, Victor, Scimitar, Buccaneer, Nimrod, Phantom, Sea Harrier, Jaguar, Tornado GR1/4 and Typhoon, a careful examination of each aircraft from initial design to operational status reveals a linear progression in appearance and technology. Brilliantly illustrated with over 250 pictures (66 color), this is the definitive guide to the bombers that have shaped British air power.

About The Author

Tim McLelland is an experienced and recognised author specialising in military aerospace subjects. He is also the writer of numerous well-known titles and contributor to many leading aerospace magazines. McLelland has flown in a wide range of military aircraft such as the Tornado, Harrier and Lightning, and has also taken part in four Red Arrows display routines. McLelland is a Vulcan specialist and has many contacts connected with the aircraft type including crew and designers.

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