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During the air battles that destroyed Nazi Germany’s ability to wage war, one bomb group was especially distinguished.
The Hell’s Angels.
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This is a fascinating and informative guide to more than 120 of the most important rotorcraft ever designed. Its information packed pages cover a broad rage of helicopters, from early experimental autogyros and basic designs like the Sikorsky R-4 to all time classics like the Bell UH-1, the famous "Huey" that became the workhorse of the Vietnam War. Each helicopter is covered in detail, with feature boxes outlining its development, technical specifications, performance data, and variants. Unique graphics allow you to compare specific features like top speed, troop-carrying capacity, and payload to those of other aircraft of the same type. With a wealth of essential information on every page, this book is a must have for aircraft lovers of all ages. Contains over 2000 color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Includes full dimnesions, weights, performance, and armament for each type.
Amazon Price: $29.95 $20.04 You save: $9.91 (33%). (as of April 21, 2018 8:53 am –
Inspiring memoir of Colonel Harold H. Brown, one of the 930 original Tuskegee pilots, whose dramatic wartime exploits and postwar professional successes contribute to this extraordinary account.
Keep Your Airspeed Up: The Story of a Tuskegee Airman is the memoir of an African American man who, through dedication to his goals and vision, rose through the despair of racial segregation to great heights of accomplishment, not only as a military aviator, but also as an educator and as an American citizen.
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From the beginning, landing airplanes on ships at sea has been considered the ultimate challenge in aviation. The success of generations of aircraft carrier operations would never have been possible without the Landing Signal Officer, or LSO. A full history of the LSO has never been published before now. The major changes brought about by visual landing aids and angled decks are nothing less than revolutionary, and these features are explained by a seasoned Naval Aviator who flew attack jets from carriers.
This book tells the story of LSOs from the first carrier operations in 1922 through World War II, the early jet era, Korea, Vietnam, and up to today's nuclear-powered leviathans. Also explained are naval aircraft and equipment development through the years; it covers both the faster and heavier aircraft and the changes in shipboard flight-deck systems. Diagrams showing the evolution of aircraft carrier deck design from World War I to the present are also included.
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‘A gripping insight into the war’s bloodiest campaign.’
This is the extraordinary story of Vasily B. Emelianenko, the veteran pilot of one of the Soviet Union’s most contradictory planes of the Second World War – the I1-2. This heavily armored aircraft was practically unrivaled in terms of fire power, but it was slow to maneuver and an easy target for fighters. I1–2 had to attack enemy flak columns at extremely low altitudes, which led to enormous tolls both in equipment and personnel.
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