The Big Book Of X Bombers X Fighters

Author: Steve Pace
Publisher: Zenith Press
ISBN: 0760351422
Size: 62.60 MB
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Specifications included for each aircraft include: Length Height Wingspan Empty weight Gross weight Maximum range Ceiling Maximum speed Armament In addition, veteran aviation author Steve Pace shows readers some of the designs that could ...

Complete History Of U S Combat Aircraft

Author: Erik Simonsen
Publisher: Specialty Press
ISBN: 1580072275
Size: 64.19 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book not only explains in detail how fly-off competitions are conducted, it shows the reader what both competing aircraft designs looked like during their trials, and then what the losing aircraft would have looked like in operational ...

Flying Wings Radical Things

Author: Anthony Chong
Publisher: Specialty Press
ISBN: 1580072291
Size: 20.51 MB
Format: PDF
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This book unveils Northrop's once-secret radical designs, many for the first time, with never-before-published drawings, models, and photos of such novel concepts as a ship-based vertical take-off and landing fighter, a supersonic ...

The Projects Of Skunk Works

Author: Steve Pace
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 0760350329
Size: 73.41 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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The stories behind more than 50 secret projects undertaken by the famed Lockheed Martin Skunk Works on behalf of the US Armed Forces, DARPA, and the CIA - all illustrated with official Skunk Works photography and commissioned artworks.

American Aircraft Development Of Wwii

Author: Professor Department of Geography William Norton
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780859791885
Size: 34.41 MB
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Focusing on the U.S. military's development of special aircraft types during World War II, including many experimental aircraft and one-off secret projects, this book shows how U.S. aviation designs and weapons progressed under the pressure ...

The Complete Book Of The Sr 71 Blackbird

Author: Richard Graham
Publisher:
ISBN: 0760348499
Size: 16.68 MB
Format: PDF
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The Complete Book of the SR-71 Blackbird covers every aspect of the SR-71's development, manufacture, modification, and active service from the insider's perspective of one of its pilots and is lavishly illustrated with more than 400 photos ...

An Untaken Road

Author: Steven A. Pomeroy
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781612519739
Size: 37.66 MB
Format: PDF
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-- Embarking on the road untaken -- Toward a new horizon -- Divergence -- Silos versus trains -- Domination -- Old ideas never fade away -- Vulnerability salted with indecision -- One if by land, two if by sea -- Halting technological ...

British Secret Projects

Author: Tony Buttler
Publisher: Ian Allen Pub
ISBN:
Size: 70.63 MB
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Describes the design, development, and usage of British jet bombers since 1949.

The B 58 Blunder

Author: George Holt Jr
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780692478813
Size: 79.78 MB
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This work is a case study on how the B-58 supersonic bomber came to a premature death in the U.S. military, largely because of infighting among military and civilian leaders, who failed to understand the value of this fantastic airplane.