Encyclopedia of USAF Aircraft & Missile Systems - Post WWII Fighters - Volume 1
This volume contains basic information on all Air Force fighters developed betwe World War II and 1973, including all configurations. It is based primarily onen US Air Force sources. The origin of each aircraft is noted as well as its most troublesome development, production, and operational problems. Also covered are significant modifications, most of which can be attributed to ever-changing aeronautical technology. Production totals, delivery rates, unit costs, phaseout dates, and other important milestones are provided, as well as a brief description of each version's new features.