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Boeing B-47 Stratojet (Osprey Air Combat Series)

By: Peacock, Lindsay

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Great Britain, Osprey Pub Co: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3210

ISBN: 0850457637

Condition: Good


0850457637 198 pages. Index. Glossary. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of black and white photos and twelve in color. "Flying for the first time in December 1947, the XB-47 prototype proved single-handedly that large swept-wing aircraft were feasible. In the process it also paved the way for other military machines like the B-52 Stratofortress and the KC-135 Stratotanker as well as the hugely successful Model 707 and 747 commercial jetliners. Best remembered as a medium bomber with SAC at the height of the Cold War, today few of the 2,042 B-47s survive to recall the days whe... View more info