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Horten Ho 229 Flying Wing: Spirit of Thuringia


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Product Code: CP366

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This book offers the most thorough technical study ever done about the Horten Ho 229 flying wing, Nazi Germany's secret jet fighter, and is certain to appeal to WWII and x-plane enthusiasts, as well as aviation modelers.

Reaching speeds approaching 800 kph in prototype form, the Horten Ho 229 'Nurfl gel' - 'all wing' was one of the most enigmatic aircraft projects to emerge from World War II and is seen, in terms of design, as a precursor of the 'stealth' concept.

Developed from a series of tailless Horten glider designs, the Ho 229 was planned as the first of the

Pages: 128
Size: 9.375 X 12.3 (inches)
Format: Hardback
Illustrations: 250 photos
Publisher: Crecy Publishing
ISBN: 9781903223666
Product Code: CP366