Though the Cold War was responsible for decades of suspicion and mistrust between the U.S. and the Soviet Union, it was also responsible for an amazing leap forward in aircraft research, design, and development.
Each spread highlights the fascinating journey from concept and design to combat missions. Photo files, action data, facts and figures, maps, and other innovative graphics included in this book as published as part of The Aviation Factfile series.
Just like numerous other aircraft included in this book, you'll be able to sit behind the controls of a B-52 Strato Fortress! This awesome plane began its service in 1952 and will likely continue to fly until 2040—a tribute to the designers and engineers who developed it.