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GIN208 - Ginter Books Bell P-59 Airacomet

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The Airacomet was the first jet aircraft built for the US Military.

As a fighter, the P-59 died in infancy without the opportunity to prove its worth, overtaken by progress for which the P-59 itself had become a symbol. Yet as America's first jet-powered airplane, its legacy lives on in the annals of aviation history.

88 pages, 4 color photos, 29 drawings, 162 B & W photos, 3 pages of model reviews & 2 pages of scale drawings plus a list of the Navys first 231 jet pilots.