Hawker-Siddeley/British Aerospace: First Generation Harrier in World Wide Service

Volume 1: 1960 - 2000

The Harrier is amongst the most recognized post-war British-designed military aircraft ever produced. This book, the first of two volumes about the type, covers the color schemes and markings applied to the design, starting from the prototype. Includes hundreds of full color profiles and 4-views, with detailed, informative captions.
Date Published :
September 2013
Publisher :
Airfile Publications
Editor :
Glenn Ashley
Language:
English
Series :
Camouflage and Markings
Illustration :
100 illustrations and over 70 exclusive never seen before pictures
No associated books available.

Overview
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The Harrier is amongst the most recognized and loved post-war British-designed military aircraft ever produced. This book, the first of two volumes dealing with the type, covers the color schemes and markings applied to the design from the prototype and development P.1127/Kestrel airframes of the early 1960s and in to its service use with the RAF as the GR.1/GR.3 and T.2/T.4, the Fleet Air Arm as the Sea Harrier FRS.1 and the upgraded F/A.2, US Marine Corps AV-8A, Spanish Navy ‘Matador’, Indian Navy FRS.51 and Thai Navy navalized Harriers. Coverage of the original ‘tin wing’ versions is taken right up to 2000 with hundreds of full color profiles and 4-views, with detailed and informative captions.

*New feature – archive photographs included