Aviation Records In The Jet Age

Author: William A. Flanagan
Publisher: Specialty Press
ISBN: 1580072305
Size: 58.57 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: 17.67 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: 34.56 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: 17.19 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 ...


Author: Michael K. Shepard
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110706144X
Size: 42.35 MB
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This timely book interweaves accessible scientific explanations with historical background and personal narrative, providing an engaging read for anyone curious about asteroids and what they may mean for our future - both as threats and ...

Free Flight

Author: James Fallows
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0786741759
Size: 41.97 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.

Vought F 8 Crusader

Author: Bill Spidle
Publisher: Specialty Press
ISBN: 1580072429
Size: 29.62 MB
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Filling a void in major works on legendary U.S. Naval carrier-based jet aircraft, this book is the definitive work on the design, development, flight testing, and initial service history of the Chance Vought F-8 Crusader.

Wings Of The Luftwaffe

Author: Eric Brown
ISBN: 9781902109152
Size: 42.69 MB
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From his unique knowledge of German aviation, 'Winkle' Brown has selected the most important and most promising aircraft employed by the Luftwaffe and those evolved for that air arm in Germany during World War II--the true wings of the ...

The Cutting Edge

Author: Mark A. Lorell
Publisher: Rand Corporation
ISBN: 0833048600
Size: 63.78 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 Checklist Manifesto

Author: Atul Gawande
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 9781429953382
Size: 28.45 MB
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An intellectual adventure in which lives are lost and saved and one simple idea makes a tremendous difference, The Checklist Manifesto is essential reading for anyone working to get things right.