Junkers Ju 287: The World's First Swept-Wing Jet Aircraft

Junkers Ju 287: The World's First Swept-Wing Jet Aircraft

By: Horst Lommel (author)Hardback

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In the summer of 1944, as the Second World War drew to a close, an unusual airplane took to the skies over Leipzig-Brandis on its maiden flight. It was the prototype version of the Ju 287 V1, a four-engine jet bomber. With its forward swept wings, the design was a critical milestone in the annals of aviation technology and made the Ju 287 the first swept-wing design in the world. One of the world's most interesting airplanes is revealed through many previously unpublished reports, photographs and drawings. It is an airplane whose revolutionary design played a major role in the postwar development of jet aircraft, in both the East and the West. This book fills a gap in the material covering the first chapter of the jet era.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 15/08/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780764320590
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780764320590
  • weight: 1600
  • ISBN10: 0764320599

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