75 Years of the Lockheed Martin Skunk Works By James C Goodall

75 Years of the Lockheed Martin Skunk Works By James C Goodall

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Ever since its foundation in 1943, the Lockheed Martin Skunk works has been at the forefront of aviation innovation and technology.

This fascinating book takes you on a journey through the history of this legendary facility from its foundation at the height of World War II under the talented engineer, Clarence 'Kelly' Johnson, through to the present day.

Illustrated with over a thousand photographs and drawings. It details the 46 unclassified programmes developed by the Skunk Works, following them through prototype build-up, first flight and. if they reached the frontline, operational service. Projects include the XP-80, U-2, SR-71 Blackbird, F-117 Nighthawk, F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II.

Larger than A4 (L30cm x W25cm x H3cm), with 384 pages and weighing over 2.5 kilos, this is a serious work.



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