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The American Fighter Plane
Illustrated by Ted Williams

Author
Amy E Williams

F-104
Starfighter

F-104 Starfighter by Ted Williams

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Ted Williams is a noted authority on aviation history with a particular interest in American fighter aircraft. His award winning aircraft illustrations have graced the pages of many magazines, journals and books. This book traces the evolution of the American fighter plane, featuring forty of the country’s most revolutionary designs. It opens with the Thomas-Morse MB-3 pursuit plane and concludes with the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor.

P-51 Mustang

P-51  Mustang by Ted Williams

F4F Wildcat

F4F Wildcat by Ted Williams

Each aircraft is given 4 pages which includes commentary by aviation historian Amy E Williams (the artist’s daughter), a 3-view plan drawing with technical specifications and plenty of high quality period photographs. The excellent Ted Williams illustrations are all set against ‘blueprint’ style plans of the relevant aircraft.

F-22 Raptor by Ted Williams

F-22 Raptor

In summary this is a well written and pleasingly presented historical reference work that provides the perfect vehicle for displaying the Ted Williams’ impressive artwork.

All images copyright Ted Williams.

The American Fighter Plane - Ted Williams

P47 Thunderbolt

P47 Thunderbolt by Ted Williams

F-86 Sabre

F-86 Sabre by Ted Williams

Contents

1

Foreword by Dave Ostrowski

4

Bibliography

2

Introduction by the author

5

Index

3

The Aircraft - in chronological order

 

 

Publishing Information - First Edition (Hardback)

Publisher: Michael Friedman

ISBN: 1-58663-175-6

Released: 2002

Size: 12.5 x 9 inches

Pages: 176

Colour images: 41

Availability

All Editions:

Out of print - only available on the secondary market..

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