Twin Mustang: North American's P-82, F-82, and XP-82 Fighters - John Gourley; | Foyles Bookstore
Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Twin Mustang: North American's P-82, F-82, and XP-82 Fighters
Foyalty 57

Twin Mustang: North American's P-82, F-82, and XP-82 Fighters (Hardback)

£18.99
Pre-order for despatch on publication.

Synopsis

Developed during the Second World War, but too late to see combat, the Twin Mustang was created by the engineering team at North American Aviation to provide long-range escort for larger, slow bombers. With the outbreak of the Korean Conflict, the Twin Mustangs were fortuitously positioned to provide immediate impact to the advantage of United Nations forces in the opening stages of the action. Later, a record-breaking long-distance flight was accomplished by a single aircraft, and the type was found useful for testing numerous experimental designs, from ramjet bodies to the first air-to-air missile concepts. The plane was effective as a radar-toting night fighter, and it could also carry large bombs, rockets, extended-range fuel tanks, and an eight-gun nacelle, providing a substantial increase in machine gun firepower. This book also details the amazing story of XP-82 44-83887, from test bed use, to a landing accident and disposal, to its discovery and restoration to flying status.

History & PoliticsMilitary HistoryMilitary history: post WW2 conflictsKorean WarHistory & PoliticsMilitary StudiesAir forces & warfare Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd Publication Date: 28/05/2022 ISBN-13: 9780764363498  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Pre-order for despatch on publication. Pre-Order

John Gourley is a crash/rescue fire protection specialist who has served in this capacity both in the United States Air Force and later as a civilian contractor. His lifelong hobby has been photographing military hardware.

More books by John Gourley

Leave Review

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

 

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
Free UK Standard Delivery on Orders Over £25 (2nd Class)     3-5 Days
UK Standard Delivery (2nd Class) £2.99 £0.00 3-5 Days
UK 1st Class Delivery £3.99 £0.00 2-3 Days

Click & Collect / 
Delivery to a Foyles Bookshop

 

Free Free Free
UK Courier* £7.95 £0.00 1 Working Day
Western Europe**Airmail £9.00 £1.00 7-8 Days
Rest of World Airmail £12.50 £1.00 7-10 Days

* For courier service please contact the Charing Cross Road store

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Click and Collect is available for all our shops; collection times will vary depending on availability of items. Individual despatch times for each item will be given at checkout.

For goods delivered outside of the UK, the consignee (ie the person to whom the consignment is sent) will be the declarant and importer into the country for which the consignment is destined. The consignee will be responsible for both customs clearance and payment of customs duties and local taxes where required.

Customs Charges - if you are ordering goods for delivery outside of the UK, please note that your consignment may be subject to VAT (Value Added Tax), other taxes, customs duties and/or fees levied by the destination country. Any such charges levied in relation to customs clearance must be borne by you. It is accepted by you that Foyles has no control over additional charges in relation to customs clearance. Foyles recommend that you check with your local customs officials or post office for more information regarding importation taxes/duties that may be applicable to your online order.

Delivery Help & FAQs

A Year of Books Subscription Packages 

Delivery is free for the UK. Western Europe costs £60 for each 12 month subscription package purchased. For the Rest of the World the cost is £100 for each package purchased. All delivery costs are charged in advance at time of purchase. For more information please visit the A Year of Books page.
 

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

F2H Banshee Units
(Paperback)
Jim Laurier; Rick Burgess; Gareth...
 
 
£14.99
 
F9F Panther vs Communist AAA: Korea...
(Paperback)
Peter E. Davies; Jim Laurier; Gareth...
 
 
£14.99
 
Shrimp to Whale: South Korea from the...
(Hardback)
Ramon Pacheco Pardo
 
 
£25.00
 
Warrior Spirit: The Story of Native...
(Paperback)
Herman J. Viola; Debra Kay Mooney
 
 
£15.95
 
© W&G Foyle Ltd