Flying Survivors - WW2 Aircraft in Peacetime

Dan Sharp

This bookazine features more than 200 profiles including all 17 of the USAF's front line jet fighters, depicted by renowned artist JP Vieira: F-80, F-84, F-86, F-89, F-94, F-100, F-101, F-102, F-104, F-105, F-106, F-111, F-4, F-15, F-16, F-22 and F-35.
Date Published :
September 2020
Publisher :
Mortons Books
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding. : Paperback
ISBN : 9781911639152
Pages : 132
Dimensions : 11.6 X 8.3 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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$12.99

Overview
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History of Flight: Flying Survivors – WW2 Aircraft in Peacetime explores the unusual peacetime roles filled by decommissioned combat aircraft after the Second World War. The Northrop Black Widow night fighter became a flying caravan, P-51 Mustangs became high-performance racers, a Lancaster bomber became a flying fire engine, Fairey Fireflys were used as target tugs and more.

About The Author
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Dan Sharp studied history at the University of Liverpool before beginning a career in journalism. Having spent several years as the news editor of a regional daily newspaper, he switched to motorcycle magazines. His previously published works on aviation have covered subjects ranging from German Second World War projects to Concorde. He lives in Nottinghamshire with his wife and two children.

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