The Airacomet was the first jet aircraft built for the US Military.
As a fighter, the P-59 died in infancy without the opportunity to prove its worth, overtaken by progress for which the P-59 itself had become a symbol. Yet as America's first jet-powered airplane, its legacy lives on in the annals of aviation history.
- 88 pages
- 4 color photos
- 29 drawings
- 162 B & W photos
- 3 pages of model reviews
- 2 pages of scale drawings
- List of the Navys first 231 jet pilots.