DATABASE

BRITISH SWEPT-WING RESEARCH JETS

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When Hawker’s P1052 was transformed into the P1081, it initially app eared with the original duck-egg green forward fuselage and a new natural-metal tail, before the latter was painted to match.
CHRIS SANDHAM-BAILEY
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A beautiful study of Supermarine Type 535 VV119 in its initial configuration.
AEROPLANE

BACKGROUND

The progression from straight to swept wings for the new generation of jet fighters was a natural one

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