A Development and Combat History
By (author) Bill Gunston
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Night Fighters by Bill Gunston
Book DescriptionFrom its beginnings during World War I, the role of the dedicated night fighter aircraft and its pilots in the 21st century has evolved greatly. This work reflects the massive changes in technology and in tactics. It also covers the problems of tracking aerial targets by radar.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780750934107
(263mm x 194mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Sutton Publishing Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Bill Gunston
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Cambridge Aerospace Dictionary, Paperback (February 2011)
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Nimrod, Paperback (October 2009)» View all books by Bill Gunston
Traces the history of the world's first jet airliner, and how this aircraft was developed from the civil airliner the Comet into a succession of military aircraft named Nimrod, which has been the RAF's primary Maritime Patrol Aircraft since the 1970s. This book includes information on a remarkable Nimrod version that was unfortunately abandoned.
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Author Biography - Bill Gunston
Bill Gunston is probably Britain's best-known and most respected aviation author, with more than 300 books to his credit in a writing career spanning more than 30 years. He served in the RAF as a pilot and flying instructor from 1945-1948, before joining the editorial staff of Flight International in 1951. In 1970 he became a freelance writer. He lives near Haslemere, Surrey.
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