Los Angeles: Northrop Corporation, 1976. 1st. Hardcover. 4to. 290 pp. Illustrations. Publisher's brown leatherette with gilt lettering & decoration in publisher's brown leatheretter slipcase. A fine copy in like slipcase (minor white marks on front cover). Item #13645
A commemorative book edition of airplane designs and concepts, with a special prologue dedicated to founder John K. Northrop. It was Northrop that built the P-61 Black Widow night fighter, the flying wings (B-35 and B-49), the F-89 Scorpion interceptor, the SM-62 Snark intercontinental cruise missile, and the F-5 Freedom Fighter economical jet fighter (and its derivative, the successful T-38 Talon trainer). Next day shipping. Celebrating our 17th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request.