North American X-15 (X-Planes)

Reviews of North American X-15 (X-Planes). North American X-15 (X-Planes) [Peter E. Davies] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The revolutionary X-15 remains the fastest manned aircraft ever to fly. Built in in the two decades following World War II. Buy online at Aviation Bookstore.

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The revolutionary X-15 remains the fastest manned aircraft ever to fly. Built in in the two decades following World War II, it was the most successful of the high-speed X-planes. The only recently broken 'sound barrier' was smashed completely by the X-15, which could hit Mach 6.7 and soar to altitudes above 350,000ft, beyond the edge of space. Several pilots qualified as astronauts by flying above 50 miles altitude in the X-15, including Neil Armstrong, the first man on the Moon. The three X-15s made 199 flights, testing new technologies and techniques which greatly eased America's entry into manned space travel, and made the Apollo missions and Space Shuttle viable propositions. With historical photographs and stunning digital artwork, this is the story of arguably the greatest of the X-Planes.

Twin Mustang: The North American F-82 at War (Images of War)

Reviews of Twin Mustang: The North American F-82 at War (Images of War). Twin Mustang: The North American F-82 at War (Images of War) [Alan C. Carey] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. One of the most unusual and remarkable American fighter aircraft, the F-82 Twin Mustang was the last mass production propeller-driven fighter acquired by the U.S. Air Force. Originally intended as a very long-range fighter escort for the Boeing B-29 Superfortress during World War II. Buy online at Aviation Bookstore.

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One of the most unusual and remarkable American fighter aircraft, the F-82 Twin Mustang was the last mass production propeller-driven fighter acquired by the U.S. Air Force. Originally intended as a very long-range fighter escort for the Boeing B-29 Superfortress during World War II, it arrived too late to see combat and evolved into a night and all-weather fighter during the post-war years. Combat operations in the Korean War followed, along with a host of other dynamic episodes of deployment. This work traces the developmental, operational, and combat history of this unique American fighter and features 120 photographs and illustrations, many of which have never been published before.

Seven chapters, all extensively illustrated, cover the aircraft's development, descriptions of the variants and subtypes, details of initial entry into service, three chapters covering the F-82's service in the Korean War, and a final chapter detailing the type's removal from the Korean War Theater in February 1952, to see out its operational days in the Alaskan Air Defense Command.
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North American P-51D Mustang (Big Yellow Series)

Reviews of North American P-51D Mustang (Big Yellow Series). North American P-51D Mustang (Big Yellow Series) [Robert Pęczkowski, Zbigniew Kolacha] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This detailed monograph covers the design and development of the P-51D Mustang family, the main wartime production variant of this classic fighter. The P-51D model introduced the definitive ‘bubble’ canopy and heavier armament. Buy online at Aviation Bookstore.

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This detailed monograph covers the design and development of the P-51D Mustang family, the main wartime production variant of this classic fighter. The P-51D model introduced the definitive ‘bubble’ canopy and heavier armament, and was the mount of many aces. After W.W.II the Mustang saw action again in Korea, and also served with many other air forces around the world. This book contains: o Comprehensive technical details of the American built P-51D, P-51K and the Australian CAC Mustangs. o Numerous specially selected original NAA technical photographs o Production and service photos o A wide range of color profiles o Rare color photographs from W.W.II o Detailed photographs featuring modern highly accurate restorations, inside and out, and including under rebuild and servicing details. o Full plans in 1/72 scale Profusely illustrated with photos, including a comprehensive walk-around section showing all aspects of the airframe, and diagrams from official manuals. This book provides all the core technical details of the P-51D family in one compact, economical volume. Essential reading for aviation enthusiasts & scale aeromodellers. 1/72 scale plans of all versions 30 color profiles. Second edition of the North American P-51D Mustang, ISBN: 978-83-89450-60-9

Arrivals & Departures: North American Airlines 1990-2000

Reviews of Arrivals & Departures: North American Airlines 1990-2000. Arrivals & Departures: North American Airlines 1990-2000 [John Morton] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book is a photographic record, with extended captions, of new and departed North American airlines during the last decade of the 20th century. It is divided into three sections: 'Arrivals' contains 32 airlines that commenced operations during the period and were still operational at the end of it; 'Arrivals and Departures' features 21 carriers that came and went in the period; and 'Departures' covers 28 airlines which had operated prior to 1990 and went out of business in the '90s. Includes famous names such as PanAm. Buy online at Aviation Bookstore.

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This book is a photographic record, with extended captions, of new and departed North American airlines during the last decade of the 20th century. It is divided into three sections: 'Arrivals' contains 32 airlines that commenced operations during the period and were still operational at the end of it; 'Arrivals and Departures' features 21 carriers that came and went in the period; and 'Departures' covers 28 airlines which had operated prior to 1990 and went out of business in the '90s. Includes famous names such as PanAm, Eastern, and Tower Air.