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  • #: 248696
  • Price: $5.99 In Apple Store
  • Category: Reference
  • Updated: 2010-02-20
  • Current Version: 1.00
  • 1.00
  • Size: 6.70 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Headway Inc.
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 2.2.1 or later
  • © 2010 Headway Inc.
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Attention aircraft fans! Here’s your chance to see the famous American P-38 Lightning fighter brought beautifully to life on your iPhone or iPod touch screen!

This brand-new application is the second in a series of twelve featuring special iPhone-use illustrations of fighter planes taken from The Great Book of World War II Airplanes (published in 1984).

Contains over 50 beautiful illustrations of Lightning fighter models for iPhone viewing!

- This application contains over 50 P-38 Lightning fighter illustrations, each of which is beautifully drawn by Rikyu Watanabe, one of the world’s leading exponents of airplane illustration.

- Included are both color and black and white drawings from a variety of perspectives including from the side, from above, and from the front.

List of illustrations shown (partial)

- P-38L

- P-38D

- P-38E

- P-38F

- P-38G

- P-38H

- P-38J

- P-38M

- XP-38

- YP-39

- XP-58

- P-38LAnatomical Drawing

- P-38LCockpit Drawing

- Allison V-1710-113 (F-30) Starboard Engine for P-38L

- B-33 Turbo-supercharger, etc.

Powerful super-realistic illustrations

- The cockpit instrument panel and control stick are drawn so impressively that you’ll forget you are viewing them on a small iPhone screen. There are plenty of other illustrations such as perspective drawings that show the inner structure of the P-38 Lightning at a glance, as well as illustrations of the engine, the nose-mounted reconnaissance corner, etc.

Fingertip-controlled Photo Viewer

- All the illustrations can be expanded or reduced with a double tap and pinch operation.

- Tap the image to obtain an illustration with more detailed explanations and specifications.

- Click the Story button to obtain an illustration accompanied by a related text.

- You can also enjoy a slideshow in a relaxed manner.

The Great Book of World War II Airplanes

"The Great Book of World War II Airplanes" is a magnificent book collecting together information on twelve of the fighter aircraft that were active participants in the Second World War and packed with full-color illustrations by Rikyu Watanabe. In a single volume, this work brings together the contents of an earlier series of books introducing each of these twelve fighters in its own individual volume, which were originally published between 1980 and 1983.

Thanks to the combination of the huge number of pages, massive binding, dynamic gatefolds, beautiful coloring accomplished using special colored inks including silver, detailed full-color illustrations, and excellent expository writing, "The Great Book of World War II Airplanes" has won enthusiastic support from across a broad spectrum of aircraft enthusiasts, beginning of course with fighter plane fans. In addition, this book has been highly evaluated as a historical document and has continued to enchant its readers for over a quarter of a century since its publication in 1984.

This application is produced and sold by Headway Inc. with the express permission from Zokeisha Publications Ltd., the owner of the copyright of the original book "The Great Book of World War II Airplanes".

Continuing on from our first two fighter plane apps featuring first the Zero fighter and now the P-38 Lightning, Headway is planning to release a series of apps featuring a total 12 great airplanes featured in The Great Book of World War II Airplanes, such as the Focke-Wolf Fw190, Spitfire, P-51 Mustang, Messerschmitt Bf190, etc.

In this application, some parts of the contents of the original book have been omitted. Also, the main text is presented in English only.

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WORLD WAR II AIRPLANES / P-38 Lightning iPhone Screenshot 1

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