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.

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

Jet Age Airlanes

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a modern transport aircraft. Advances, representing the latest technology in the
state of the aircraft sound-proofing art, will be built-in equipment on the
Metropolitan. Moreover, at the customer's option, the Metropolitans may be
equipped with ... Yet, without sacrificing any of the comfort, convenience or safety
features which have built a truly impressive operational record for the Convair
transports in more than 3,000,000 hours of service over almost 675,000,000
miles of air travel, the ...

Aviation Week Space Technology

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As the box to the left 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 ways to top them. ... An Equal
Opportunity Employer Sikorsky Aircraft STRATFORD, CONNECTICUT first in
VTOL aircraft SIKORSKY invites you to investigate these space age careers:

American Aviation

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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 ... This is aviation, 1964. The proud ships which seemed to
revolutionize travel — which, for a short while, at least, propelled the airline
industry to record profits, are still flying many routes safely and not with
unreasonable economic drag.

Pushing The Envelope

Author: Harold Rabinowitz
Publisher: Metro Books
ISBN: 9781567995961
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Using a Whittle-style axial jet engine, and in a plane very similar to the aircraft in
which Geoffrey de Havilland lost his life in 1946. the OH-108 was able to exceed
Mach 1 in September 1948. and then only in a dive. the Jet Age w BELOW:
Yeager receives a congratulatory handshake from Lawrence O. differences in ... If
an aircraft could reach Mach 1 and continue aloft to beyond 1 .2, a new set of
equations and airflow dynamics would take over and the flight would proceed

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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...