Aviation Records In The Jet Age

Author: William A. Flanagan
Publisher: Specialty Press
ISBN: 1580072305
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This book tells of famous record-breaking flights throughout history, focusing on the exciting time following World War II when new speed, altitude, and endurance records were broken on an almost-routine basis.

Congressional Record

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Although NASA's official mission does not go farther towards helping U.S. aircraft
manufacturers compete, this alone does provide Some competitiveness benefits
to U.S. firms. ... In the 1980s, while U.S. trade deficits reached record levels,
commercial aircraft exports rose. Indeed, aircraft ... Defense and Commercial
technologies have been gradually diverging since the beginning of the jet age,
so Opportunities for the commercial side to benefit from military developments
are shrinking.

Cold War At 30 000 Feet

Author: Jeffrey A. Engel
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Anglo-American technology controls, aircraft sales, and trading with the enemy at
the dawn of the jet age Jeffrey A. Engel. trade negotiator for the State Department
explained in 1953, "the ... see trade unfettered never extended to aircraft sales to
the Sino-Soviet Blocs. Its leaders throughout the first half of the Cold War
consistently argued (with naysayers heard only behind closed doors) that a more
economically vibrant communist world posed more, not less, of a threat to its

Jet Age Airlanes

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a modern transport aircraft. Advances, representing the latest technology in the
state of the aircraft sound-proofing art, will be built-in equipment on the
Metropolitan. Moreover, at the customer's option, the Metropolitans may be
equipped with ... Yet, without sacrificing any of the comfort, convenience or safety
features which have built a truly impressive operational record for the Convair
transports in more than 3,000,000 hours of service over almost 675,000,000
miles of air travel, the ...

Aviation Week Space Technology

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As the box to the left attests, GE's jet engines have scored many world-wide
records. Yet, today, the FPD engineers whose breakthroughs helped establish
the original records are engineering new ways to top them. ... An Equal
Opportunity Employer Sikorsky Aircraft STRATFORD, CONNECTICUT first in
VTOL aircraft SIKORSKY invites you to investigate these space age careers:

Skystreak Skyrocket Stiletto

Author: Scott Libis
Publisher: Specialty PressPub & Wholesalers
ISBN: 9781580070843
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The Douglas D-558-1 Skystreak, D-558-2 Skyrocket, and the X-3 Stiletto were among the first aircraft to blend airframe to powerplant in ways that set the standard for many modern-day aircraft designs.

Aviation Week Including Space Technology

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Heading for Record Profits An-TO Starts Moscow-Simferopol Schedule Aeroflot ...
Along with the development of the aircraft itself has gone a careful program of
preparing United Air Lines for the Jet Age— in personnel training, in new
methods and techniques for weather analysis and reporting, communications,
ground handling, in-flight service, and all other phases of our operations. The
product of all this ...

American Aviation

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aviation. '64. AVIATION'S PROGRESS and the speed of its technology were
demonstrated in a negative fashion just a few weeks ago. While six and seven
million dollar jets were giving world commerce a new rhythm, the giants of the
airways of just a ... This is aviation, 1964. The proud ships which seemed to
revolutionize travel — which, for a short while, at least, propelled the airline
industry to record profits, are still flying many routes safely and not with
unreasonable economic drag.

Pushing The Envelope

Author: Harold Rabinowitz
Publisher: Metro Books
ISBN: 9781567995961
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Using a Whittle-style axial jet engine, and in a plane very similar to the aircraft in
which Geoffrey de Havilland lost his life in 1946. the OH-108 was able to exceed
Mach 1 in September 1948. and then only in a dive. the Jet Age w BELOW:
Yeager receives a congratulatory handshake from Lawrence O. differences in ... If
an aircraft could reach Mach 1 and continue aloft to beyond 1 .2, a new set of
equations and airflow dynamics would take over and the flight would proceed

X Planes Of Europe

Author: Tony Buttler
Publisher: Hikoki Publications
ISBN: 9781902109213
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Exotic research aircraft designed, built, and flown in Europe in the two decades following World War II were the foreign equivalent of the legendary American X-Planes.