Aviation Records In The Jet Age

Author: William A. Flanagan
Publisher: Specialty Press
ISBN: 1580072305
Size: 16.15 MB
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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.

X Plane Crashes

Author: Tony Moore
Publisher: Specialty Press
ISBN: 1580072224
Size: 50.10 MB
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Aircraft profiled include the YB-49 and a pair of N9M flying wings, X-1A, X-1D, VB-51, XB-70, SR-71, YF-12, U-2 prototype, and many more. The photos in this edition are black and white.

Drone Strike

Author: Bill Yenne
Publisher: Specialty Press
ISBN: 1580072380
Size: 72.70 MB
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This book also contains recently declassified photographs of the latest U.S. Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles.

Flying Wings Radical Things

Author: Anthony Chong
Publisher: Specialty Press
ISBN: 1580072291
Size: 63.86 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 ...

World S Fastest Single Engine Jet Aircraft

Author: Col. Doug Barbier
Publisher: Specialty Press
ISBN: 1580072372
Size: 27.42 MB
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This book now gives the reader a thorough and meticulous reference source on the F-106 using excellent photographs and technical illustrations to tell the story of this history-making aircraft, while also providing valuable detailed ...

Free Flight

Author: James Fallows
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0786741759
Size: 50.56 MB
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Free Flight features the stories of three groups who are inventing and building the future of all air travel: NASA, Cirrus Design in Duluth, Minnesota, and Eclipse Aviation in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

World S Greatest Civil Aircraft

Author: Paul E. Eden
Publisher: Amber Books
ISBN: 9781782742456
Size: 60.10 MB
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The World's Greatest Civil Aircraft features 52 of the greatest civilian aircraft, from the 1920s Dornier Do J flying boat to Concorde and the Boeing 747, from narrow-bodied to wide-bodied, propeller to jet, from small Jetstreams to ...

The Cutting Edge

Author: Mark A. Lorell
Publisher: Rand Corporation
ISBN: 0833025953
Size: 67.32 MB
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The proposition that innovation is critical in the cost-effective design and development of successful military aircraft is still subject to some debate.

The Nazi War On Cancer

Author: Robert Proctor
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691070513
Size: 46.77 MB
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His treatment of smoking and cancer will be a revelation. This book troubles the politics and ethics of historical interpretation in the very best ways.