English Electric Lightning


By Martin Bowman
ISBN: 9781861267375
PUBLISHED: 5 2005
PAGES: 200
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 280x220 mm
INSIDE: 170 black & white photographs 8 page colour section

The English Electric Lightning was the mainstay of Britian’s air defence during the Cold-War. Quick Reaction Alert aircraft were tasked with intercepting Russian aircraft and their high speed and fast rate of climb made them ideal for operation requirement.

Illustrated with over 170 photographs, and with appendices listing Lightning squadrons, production totals, and individual aircraft histories, Lightning is a fine record to the last truly great all-British fighter.

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