The Tornado Story

The Tornado Story

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Jointly developed from the air forces of Germany, the UK and Italy, the Tornado was introduced in 1979, with the last of the 992 constructed in 1999. It is a major component of four air forces worldwide and has three main variants. Tornadoes saw action in the Gulf War with the Italian and British air forces, and the type was unjustly criticised after the loss of 6 aircraft in this war. With 10,000 words and full colour photographs, this book comprehensively tells the story behind the Tornado and will be an invaluable addition to every aviation enthusiast's library.show more

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  • Electronic book text
  • The History Press Ltd
  • United Kingdom
  • 0752485504
  • 9780752485508

About John Christopher

John Christopher is a life-long aviation enthusiast, author and balloon pilot. He is involved in Airship Initiatives, which is bringing a Zeppelin airship to the UK for pleasure trips. He has previously written Balloons at War and Brunel's Kingdom for The History Press.show more