British Ground-Attack Aircraft of the 1970s and '80s

Chris Goss

The SEPECAT Jaguar and Hawker Siddeley Harrier played critical ground-attack and tactical reconnaissance roles. The Jaguar came into RAF service in 1974 and was retired in 2007. The Harrier entered RAF service in 1969 and was prematurely retired in 2011. With over 180 photos, this book will appeal to aviation historians, enthusiasts, and modelers.
Date Published :
June 2022
Publisher :
Key Publishing
Series :
Historic Military Aircraft Series
Illustration :
Over 180
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding. : Paperback
ISBN : 9781802820416
Pages : 96
Dimensions : 9.57 X 6.69 inches
Stock Status : Not Yet Published. Available for Pre-Order
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$24.95

Overview
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The Société Européenne de Production de l’avion École de Combat et d’Appui Tactique (SEPECAT) Jaguar and Hawker Siddeley Harrier played critical ground-attack and tactical reconnaissance roles, including in the latter stages of the Cold War. The Jaguar came into service with the RAF in 1974 and flew with eight operational squadrons and an Operational Conversion Unit before finally being retired in 2007. The unique Harrier entered service with the RAF in 1969.It flew operationally with four squadrons, as well as being deployed in Belize and the Falkland Islands and with an Operational Conversion Unit. The second-generation Harrier was prematurely retired in 2011. With over 180 photographs, both black and white and color, this book, the third in a series on British combat aircraft of the 1970s and ’80s, is an essential addition to the libraries of those who flew or worked on these aircraft, aviation historians and enthusiasts, and modelers alike.

About The Author
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Having retired from the RAF with the rank of Wing Commander, CHRIS GOSS is a regular and highly respected contributor to major aviation publications in the UK, France and Germany.

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