Lords of the Sky

Lords of the Sky: Fighter Pilots and Air Combat, from the Red Baron to the F-16

Non-Fiction, History & Politics, Military History
Paperback Published on: 02/07/2015
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Synopsis

The New York Times bestselling author of Viper Pilot and retired USAF F-16 legend Dan Hampton offers the first comprehensive popular history of combat aviation-a unique, entertaining, and action-packed look at the aces of the air and their machines, from the trailblazing aviators of World War I to today's technologically expert warriors flying supersonic jets. One of the most decorated fighter pilots in history, U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Dan Hampton goes back 100 years to tell the extraordinary stories of the most famous fighter planes and the brave and daring heroes who made them legend. Told in his acclaimed high-octane style, Lords of the Sky is a fresh and exhilarating look at the development of aviation for history and military buffs alike.

  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • ISBN: 9780062262097
  • Number of pages: 640
  • Weight: 701g
  • Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 34 mm

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