Download E-books Yakovlev's V/STOL Fighters: The Full Story of Russia's Rival to the Harrier PDF

By John Fricker

A vertical and/or brief take-off and touchdown (V/STOL) airplane is an aircraft capable of take-off or land vertically or on brief runways. Vertical takeoff and touchdown (VTOL) plane are a subset of V/STOL craft that don't require runways in any respect. commonly, a V/STOL plane should be capable of hover. Helicopters aren't thought of below the V/STOL type because the type is simply used for airplanes, airplane that in achieving carry in ahead flight via planing the air, thereby reaching pace and gasoline potency that's quite often more than helicopters are able to.

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