Flame Powered: The Story of America's First Jet Plane ; The Bell XP-59A Airacomet and the General Electric I-A Engine

By: Carpenter, David M.

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78 pages. With black and white photos throughout. A look at the history and development of the Bell XP-59 A Airacomet, the first jet powered aircraft in the United States. Developed in the early 1940's, it was a secret project carried out by the Pentagon that received little recognition at the time. GOOD+ condition. Minor scuffing and fading to the covers. Minor sticker residue on the lower rear cover. Some scuffing and minor creasing along the extremities. Interior clean and solid.

Title: Flame Powered: The Story of America's First Jet Plane ; The Bell XP-59A Airacomet and the General Electric I-A Engine

Author Name: Carpenter, David M.

Categories: Aviation,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Danvers, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Jet Pioneers of America: 1992

ISBN Number: 0963338706

ISBN Number 13: 9780963338709

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 002645

Keywords: Jets Bell Xp-59a Airacomet