167 pp, large 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. B&w and color photos, silhouettes. "Only a select few in today's RAF pass out to fly fast jets - the Tornado, Harrier, Jaguar, Buccaneer, Phantom or Lightning. Flying at up to 950 feet per second, som etimes less than 250 feet above the ground to avoid enemy radar, a fast-jet pilot must possess formidable flying skills. His training must therefore also be formidable - and it is his exacting three-year training schedule that (this book ) f o l l o w s . . ." Very minor edgewear to boards. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has light edge wrinkling, light rubbing, slight fading to spine. VG+/VG


Author Name: Strong, Colin & Hart-Davis, Duff. Forward by Air Chief Marshal Sir Keith Williamson.

Categories: Military - Aviation,

Publisher: Queen Anne Press/Macdonald & BBC Publications, (London, 1981), reprint.:

Seller ID: 9079

Keywords: RAF, Royal Air Force, Pilots, Fighter, Jets, Tornado, Harrier, Jaguar, Buccaneer, Phantom, Lightning, Flying skills, Training, BBC, Biggin Hill, Henlow, Linton-on-Ouse, Brawdy, Honington, West Germany.,