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.

X Plane Crashes

Author: Tony Moore
Publisher: Specialty Press
ISBN: 1580072224
Size: 34.10 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: 41.93 MB
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This book also contains recently declassified photographs of the latest U.S. Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles.

World S Fastest Single Engine Jet Aircraft

Author: Col. Doug Barbier
Publisher: Specialty Press
ISBN: 1580072372
Size: 26.99 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 ...

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.

Air Force One

Author: Von Hardesty
Publisher: Creative Publishing International
ISBN: 9781589232334
Size: 48.93 MB
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This is the story of the planes, the presidents, their staff, and their many trips across the nation and around the globe.

Complete History Of U S Combat Aircraft

Author: Erik Simonsen
Publisher: Specialty Press
ISBN: 1580072275
Size: 46.52 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 ...

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