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Download MiG Aircraft since 1937 by Bill Gunston PDF

By Bill Gunston

Mikoyan equipped his first plane in 1936. the corporate has when you consider that long past directly to produce the most fearsome high-performance army airplane of the post-World conflict II interval, equivalent to the MiG-15, MiG-21 and MiG 29. This ebook describes these types of airplane and extra, intimately.

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By Danny Coremans

;Boeing F/A-18 A/B/C/D Hornet (Uncovering the # 02) ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ,ТЕХНИКА Название: Boeing F/A-18 A/B/C/D Hornet (Uncovering the # 02)Автор: Danny Coremans, Nico DeboeckИздательство: DACO PublicationsISBN: 9080674737Год: 2004Страниц: 169Формат: PDF в RARРазмер: 90.17МБЯзык: английскийThe McDonnell Douglas - Boeing F/A-18 A / B / C / D "Legacy" Hornet has been round for over twenty years, serving because the spine of the U.S. army and Marine Corps, and because the optimal fighter jet for the air forces of Canada, Switzerland, Spain, Finland, Australia, Kuwait, Malaysia, and Thailand. With greater than seven hundred complete colour photographs, this new booklet uncovers each element of the F/A-18 A/B/C/D Hornet, which used to be by no means released in such element ever sooner than; fuselage information, cockpit editions, upkeep and armament. Scale drawings and cockpit diagrams finish this booklet too.Скачать: DepositfilesUploading Hotfile zero

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Download Antonov's turboprop twins : An-24/An-26/An-30/An-32 by Yefim Gordon, Dmitriy Komissarov PDF

By Yefim Gordon, Dmitriy Komissarov

The An-24 used to be designed within the overdue Nineteen Fifties because the Soviet counterpart of the Fokker F.27 in either visual appeal and functions. The twin-turboprop An-24 was once produced by way of 3 Soviet airplane factories; many stay in operation. The Soviet Air strength wanted a contemporary turboprop tactical shipping with paradropping strength. therefore the airliner advanced first into the 'quick-fix' An-24T after which into the An-26, which brought a distinct sliding shipment ramp constructed through Antonov and guarded through many foreign patents. This cleared the path for the 'hot-and-high' An-32 and the 'big-head' An-30, a really good aerial images computing device. Antonov's twin-turboprop kinfolk has visible civil and armed forces carrier in Europe, Asia, the center East, Africa, North, critical and South the US, making it a best-seller between Soviet advertisement designs. This e-book lists all identified operators on a country-by-country foundation and is richly illustrated with photographs within the collections of varied civil and armed forces operators.

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Download Lockheed F-94 Starfire (Aerofax Minigraph, Volume 14) by René Francillon, Kevin Keaveney PDF

By René Francillon, Kevin Keaveney

Built from the T-33 capturing celebrity, the two-place F-94 used to be the 1st American all-weather jet interceptor and the 1st U.S. construction jet to have an afterburner. the big radar within the nostril accepted the observer within the rear seat to find an enemy plane at evening or in negative climate. The pilot then flew the Starfire into right place for an assault dependent upon the observer's radar symptoms.

During its carrier within the Fifties, the F-94 operated basically within the safeguard of the U.S. opposed to Soviet bomber assault, flying with USAF and Air nationwide shield devices. through the Korean warfare, the USAF changed the propeller-driven F-82 dual Mustang with the extra able Starfire. In 1951 F-94s begun flying in safeguard of eastern air house, and the following 12 months Starfires all started flying evening bomber escort and air protection missions from bases in Korea.

Lockheed produced 853 F-94s; of those, a hundred and ten have been F-94As. The F-94A on convey was once transferred from the lively stock to the museum in may perhaps 1957.

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Download Boeing North American B-1 Lancer by Steve Pace PDF

By Steve Pace

Filled with exploded perspectives, cutaway and phantom drawings from technical manuals, infrequent variations, armament platforms, and extra. comprises insurance of B-1A prototypes, traditional bombers, time-to-climb files, and construction B-1B serial numbers. An information-packed profile. nice info for modellers!

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Download Boeing B-17B-H Flying Fortress: In by Ernest R. McDowell PDF

By Ernest R. McDowell

Aircam Aviation Series
Osprey Publishing

Each ebook of Aircam Aviation illustrates one kind or significant sub-types of a well-known airplane in complete colour schemes and markings of the Air Forces of the realm. each one factor comprises 8 pages of colour part view illustrations, aiding black and white plan view drawings displaying the place priceless either higher and lower than surfaces, 100 and twenty-five half-tone pictures, examples of Unit Insignia of the Worlds Air Forces.

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Download The Flight of the Century: Charles Lindbergh and the Rise of by Thomas Kessner PDF

By Thomas Kessner

In overdue might 1927 an green and unassuming 25-year-old Air Mail pilot from rural Minnesota surprised the realm by way of making the 1st continuous transatlantic flight. A wonderful feat of person bold and collective technological accomplishment, Charles Lindbergh's flight from ny to Paris ushered in America's age of business aviation. within the Flight of the Century, Thomas Kessner takes a clean examine one among America's maximum moments, explaining how what was once primarily a exposure stunt grew to become a turning element in heritage. He vividly recreates the flight itself and the euphoric response to it on each side of the Atlantic, and argues that Lindbergh's remarkable feat happened simply whilst the world--still suffering from the disillusionment of WWI--desperately wanted a hero to revive a feeling of optimism and innocence. Kessner additionally indicates how new kinds of mass media made Lindbergh into the main well-known overseas famous person of his time, casting him within the position of a humble but speeding American hero of rural origins and standard values. a lot has been made from Lindbergh's own integrity and his refusal to benefit from his reputation. yet Kessner finds that Lindbergh was once heavily allied with, and controlled via, a gaggle of robust businessmen--Harry Guggenheim, Dwight Morrow, and Henry Breckenridge leader between them--who sought to use aviation for mass shipping and large gains. Their efforts paid off as advertisement air site visitors soared from 6,000 passengers in 1926 to 173,000 passengers in 1929. Kessner's ebook is the 1st to completely discover Lindbergh's significant function in selling the airline industry--the upward thrust of which has motivated every thing from the place we are living to how we salary struggle and do enterprise. The Flight of the Century sheds new mild on one in every of America's fascinatingly enigmatic heroes and such a lot transformative moments. compliment for Capital urban: "In Capital urban, Kessner has accomplished for his topic what James McPherson complete for the Civil War." -- Wall highway magazine "Graceful and lucid." -- Mike Wallace, co-author of the Pulitzer Prize-winner Gotham: A background of recent York urban to 1898

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