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.

Aviation Week Space Technology

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EASY ON THE RUDDER Since the B-47 was the first jet I flew, I enjoyed the
reference to its rudder control system in "Crash Probe Triggers Rudder Design
Scrutiny" {AW&ST Apr. 1, p. 45). ... It is low-cost, effective and uses a resource
with a track record. ... 430), the concept of manufacturing a flying Me262
reproduction aircraft originated with my late father, Stephen L. Snyder, who
believed the Me262 represented one of the most significant steps forward in
aviation technology. Howard ...

A History Of Aerodynamics

Author: John D. Anderson, Jr
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139935992
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Countless books exist on famous aviators, historic aircraft, air transportation, and
the impact of air power on modern warfare; few books, however, touch upon how
baseline theoretical work on aerodynamic theory made modern flying machines
possible. A professor of aerospace engineering, John Anderson brings this
complex story to life. The dream of flight is indeed an ancient dream - one that is
manifest in myth, in art, and in the earliest records of civilization. John Anderson
begins ...

Aviation Week And Space Technology

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Jet engineers join General Electric in mixing imagination with experience to
increase propulsion performance Even success generates its own kind of
challenges, and at the Flight Propulsion Division of General Electric, improving
already outstanding engine performance is one of them. As the box to the right
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 ...

Popular Mechanics

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Uses ordinary household current (1 500 watts) for hot water almost anywhere!
mm PRICE BREAKTHROUGH NOW ONLY $139" The Compact, Solid Copper
Water Heater, Guaranteed for 20 years against leaking! ... president's plane a
short one. In 1954 it was replaced by Columbine III, a Lockheed 1049C Super-
Constellation. Into the jet age Although the propeller-driven Columbine III
remained his official plane, Ike brought the presidency into the jet age when he
went on a whirlwind ...

American Aviation

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Many were created by innovators who broke up the old relationships locking
black box performance—to weight— to price. Results were breakthroughs giving
the aerospace industry avionics of increased performance at reasonable prices. If
you build, modify, or fly high performance aircraft, we think you will want to know
more about the products of J.E.T. Please write. Jet Electronics and Technology.
Inc. 3975 Lake Michigan Drive N.W., Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504 Circle No.


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The Lynn test cell, the first test cell of the first jet eng Forces in the Orient, the
Japanese production of jet planes never got beyond an early stage. ... The
project was kept so secret that even the wife of a GE engineer with whom Frank
Whittle stayed — on a temporary assignment to help GE launch the jet age
had no idea of the Englishman's identity or what his visit was all about. ... It is
primarily the advances made in engine work that make it possible to come up
with an aircraft to do ...

Aircraft Fuel Efficiency Program

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I have been asked to discuss the importance of aviation fuel in the airline's
financial picture and how the proposed NASA fuel conservation technology
program would relate to this picture. A few general remarks may first be in order. I
have heard some question ... economic shocks in the future. Fuel is the life-blood
of the airlines: the jet age economics of this industry were born of a breakthrough
in airplane productivity plus ample low cost jet fuel. This fortunate combination
spawned the ...


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editorial 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 few years ago were serving as mechanical guinea pigs in
simulated crash tests in the southwest. The first test involved the intentional
wrecking of a Douglas DC-7 which only a decade ago bore a then- phenomenal
price tag of $2 ...

Complete Catalog

Author: Smithsonian Institution. Press
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From the Ground Up The Autobiography of an Aeronautical Engineer Fred E.
Weick and James R. Hansen Foreword by Robert T. Jones Winner of The 1987
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics' History Manuscript Award
Fred Weick was responsible for some of this country's outstanding breakthroughs
in flight technology, including development of the Ercoupe, Piper Cherokee, Ag-1
, Piper Pawnee, and steerable tricycle landing gear. 109 b&w illus., 6 line
drawings 6 X 9 ...