B-47 Stratojet (Detail & Scale 18)
By Alwyn T. Lloyd
Publisher: Kalmbach Pub Co 1993 72 Pages
PDF 9 MB
The Boeing B-47 Stratojet ushered in the jet age for the Strategic Air Command and provided the United States with a quick strike nuclear deterrence. It was the first large aircraft to combine jet propulsion with a swept wing design.
Author Al Lloyd's fourth book in the Detail & Scale Series covers the production versions of the B-47, beginning with the XB-47 prototypes, and progressing through the B-47E. which was the final production version. Differences between each version are explained as well as illustrated with photographs and drawings Numerous photos, many of which have never been published before, show details of the B-47's main structure, landing gear, engines, interior, offensive and defensive armament, fuel system. RATO units, canopy variations, the Tee Town ECM pods, and much more.