B-47 Stratojet


B-47 Stratojet

B-47 Stratojet (Detail & Scale 18)
By Alwyn T. Lloyd

Publisher: Kalmbach Pub Co 1993 72 Pages
ISBN: 0890241708
PDF 9 MB

The Boeing B-47 Stratojet ushered in the jet age for the Strategic Air Command and provided the United States with a quick strike nuclear deterrence. It was the first large aircraft to combine jet propulsion with a swept wing design.
Author Al Lloyd\’s fourth book in the Detail & Scale Series covers the production versions of the B-47, begin-ning with the XB-47 prototypes, and progressing through the B-47E. which was the final production version. Differ-ences between each version are explained as well as illus-trated with photographs and drawings Numerous photos, many of which have never been published before, show details of the B-47\’s main structure, landing gear, engines, interior, offensive and defensive armament, fuel system. RATO units, canopy variations, the Tee Town ECM pods, and much more.




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