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English Electric Lightning

by Martin W. Bowman

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Published by Crowood in Marlborough .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • BAC Lightning (Fighter plane) -- History.,
    • Fighter planes -- Great Britain -- History.,
    • Jet plane, Military -- Great Britain -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 185) and index.

      StatementMartin W. Bowman.
      SeriesCrowood aviation series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUG1242.F5 B6723 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination188 p. :
      Number of Pages188
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL111662M
      ISBN 101861260997
      LC Control Number99231788
      OCLC/WorldCa41086580

        English Electric Lightning. Three words which sit so beautifully together (ignoring the tautology of ‘electric’ lightning). The charged air of English skies ripped apart by riveted lunacy. The Lightning was quite mad: a greedy machine set on eating fuel and turning it into speed. Unlike anything else its two Avon engines were stacked one on top of the other.   ‘Lightning Strikes: English Electric’s Supersonic Fighter in Action’ [Order this book from Amazon UK] by Martin W Bowman Published by The Crowood Press, May ISBN: * Superb collection of action photos, with informative captions and amusing anecdotes. ‘English Electric Lightning: Vol.1 Birth of a Legend ‘ by Stewart Scott5/5(2).

      ASN Aircraft accident SEP English Electric Lightning F1 XG Whilst carrying out a demonstration flight, there was a fire in the aircraft’s reheat zone. Un-burnt fuel in the rear fuselage had been ignited by a small crack in the jet pipe and had weakened the tailplane actuator anchorage. Titles: English Electric Lightning No's 1 to 9 The Lightning was the first British aircraft capable of twice the speed of sound, and was a favourite performer at air shows due to its spectacular performance. Due to the radically new nature of the design, extensive development was undertaken. Two prototypes, known as the P1A, were initially built, using basic engines .

      English Electric: First flight Introduction Status Out of service Primary user Royal Air Force: Number built: examples The English Electric Lightning is a British fighter jet. It is a twin-turbojet. It was used by the Royal Air Force for the Cold War and by First flight:   The English Electric (later BAC) Lightning was a significant aircraft in Cold War and British aviation, perhaps underappreciated by American readers. A point-defense interceptor built to defeat Russian high-altitude bombers, it was a remarkable technological leap begun less than two decades after the reign in the same mission of the Hurricane /5().


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