The Big Book Of X Bombers X Fighters

Author: Steve Pace
Publisher: Zenith Press
ISBN: 0760351422
Size: 69.93 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: 52.62 MB
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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 ...

The Projects Of Skunk Works

Author: Steve Pace
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 0760350329
Size: 17.37 MB
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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.

Flying Wings Radical Things

Author: Anthony Chong
Publisher: Specialty Press
ISBN: 1580072291
Size: 60.52 MB
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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 ...

Convair Advanced Designs Ii

Author: Robert E. Bradley
Publisher: Crecy Pub
ISBN: 9780859791700
Size: 25.73 MB
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Every new design seemed sleeker, faster and more futuristic than it's predecessor, it really did seem that the sky was no longer the limit.Copiously illustrated and diligently researched by respected aviation author Robert E. Bradley, this ...

The B 58 Blunder

Author: George Holt Jr
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780692478813
Size: 43.90 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.

French Secret Projects 1 Post War Fighters

Author: Jean-Chrisophe Carbonel
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781910809006
Size: 73.43 MB
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A few, such as the Leduc and Griffon ramjet-powered fighters, reached prototype form, the Trident rocket-interceptor advanced to the experimental series (pre-production) stage and the Ouragan, Myst re, Super-Myst re, Mirage III and ...

Concept Aircraft

Author: Jim Winchester
Publisher: Thunder Bay Press (CA)
ISBN: 9781592234806
Size: 17.48 MB
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Though many of these designs never flew, this new book in the Aviation Factfiles series is definitely ready to fly.

American Aircraft Development Of Wwii

Author: Professor Department of Geography William Norton
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780859791885
Size: 74.58 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 ...