Aviation Records In The Jet Age

Author: William A. Flanagan
Publisher: Specialty Press
ISBN: 1580072305
Size: 20.79 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: 39.71 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: 40.37 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: 47.47 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 ...

Asteroids

Author: Michael K. Shepard
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110706144X
Size: 13.97 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 ...

Wave Off

Author: Robert "Boom" Powell
Publisher: Specialty Press
ISBN: 1580072356
Size: 12.81 MB
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Free Flight

Author: James Fallows
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0786741759
Size: 64.92 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: 44.83 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.

The Checklist Manifesto

Author: Atul Gawande
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 9781429953382
Size: 74.17 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.

The Cutting Edge

Author: Mark A. Lorell
Publisher: Rand Corporation
ISBN: 0833048600
Size: 48.87 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.