De Havilland Vampire, Venom and Sea Vixen Postwar Military Aircraft 5. Philip BIRTLES.

De Havilland Vampire, Venom and Sea Vixen Postwar Military Aircraft 5

Surrey: Ian Allan, 1999. Quarto, hardcover, 112 pp., plates and diagrams. A near fine copy in dust jacket. Design of the Vampire began in 1941, its twin boom layout chosen to minimise the length of the jet tailpipe, and hence the power losses from the primitive jet engines then under development. The type entered squadron service in 1946. Item #1527
ISBN: 071101566X

Price (AUD): $50.00

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